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What is a community health organization? 1. A non-profit health care organization which administers and coordinates the delivery of health care services to people living in a designated community or neighborhood.
What is the focus of health promotion in communities? Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behaviour towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions.
How can education improve health in individuals in communities? Education can also lead to more accurate health beliefs and knowledge, and thus to better lifestyle choices, but also to better skills and greater self-advocacy. Education improves skills such as literacy, develops effective habits, and may improve cognitive ability.
How do you improve the health of the community?
- Start Being Healthy at Work.
- Volunteer at a Local Social Services Organization.
- Encourage Carpooling and the Use of Public Transit.
- Pursue a Public Health Career.