Role Of World Health Organization In Health Promotion
According to Dawson ad Grill (2012) health promotion encompasses an engagement of all varieties of events to promote health, including controversial areas such as environmental and socioeconomic determining factors of health, Promoters should pursue changes starting at the individual level and include social and environmental levels. Complex determinants such as urban planning, recreational areas, safer environments must be included on health promoter’s agenda.
A dietary shift has been noted worldwide, components of new patterns include higher energy density diet based on fat and added sugar, reduced complex carbohydrate intake, fiber, fruit and vegetables. This new diet compounded with new lifestyle that …show more content…
Recommendations for changing including different settings such as school, families, worksites and healthcare organizations may lead to a broad, community-wide modifications. Actions need to be taken in multiples sceneries, integrates different tactics and encompass a wide range of stakeholders. Providing knowledge on how to choose healthy foods and beverages, limiting those unhealthy foods. Promoting physical activities, quality sleep time, reducing stress and limiting television time (Childhood obesity prevention, n.d; Obesity prevention strategies,