Health promotion vs Health Education. Health Promotion. A planned combination of educational, political, regulatory and organizational supports for actions and conditions of living conducive to the health of individuals , groups, or communities (Green and Kreuter,1999). Health Promotion.
(The Gorking Group on Concepts and Principles of Health promotion, 1987)
Three levels of DISEASE PREVENTION
(J Thomas Butler, 2001)
primarily at the voluntary actions people can take on their own part, individually or collectively, for their own health or the health of others and the common good of the community
Mission: reduce the likelihood that people will encounter environmental hazards or behave in unsafe or unhealthy ways