Search Resources (English): Health promotion

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Health promotion in Canada: a case study
Demonstrates how and why health promotion has developed in the way that it has in Canada, with particular emphasis on the social and political context. Explores how health promotion emerged, was interpreted and implemented. (See Details)
Published: 1997
Reforming health protection and promotion in Canada: time to act
Examines and reports on the infrastructure and governance of the public health system in Canada, as well as on Canada’s ability to respond to public health emergencies arising from outbreaks of infectious disease. (See Details)
Published: 2003
To your health
Provides an introduction to Health Canada, the federal department responsible for health, and an overview of its programs.
Published: 1997
Health promotion: foundations for practice
Provides the theoretical framework to encourage students and health practitioners to see the potential for health promotion in their work.
Published: 2000
Annotated bibliography of social marketing resources: volume 1 (pre - 1994)
Provides resources on social marketing in annotated bibliography form. It is divided into three sections: Social Marketing Resources -1994-1997; Social Marketing Resources up to 1997; and Classic Resources in Social Marketing. Each section is further divided into subject headings. (See Details)
Published: 1998
Healthy public policy development - science, art, or chance? Conference proceedings
Contains the text of keynote addresses, summaries of the case studies examined, and a synopsis of the panel, small group and plenary discussions through which participants debated the issues and generated insights into ways of improving the chances of public policies being formulated and implemented that have a positive impact on health.
Published: 1996
Healthy hearts and healthy communities: how health promotion helps us think differently about cardiovascular disease
Highlights a recent study showing that most risk factors for cardiovascular disease can be modified by lifestyle changes. Elaborates on the broader issue of the impact of social, economic, and environmental factors on an individual’s health. (See Details)
Published: 2004
Paper tiger or toothless tabby? Regulation of prescription drug promotion in Canada
Assesses whether current policies to regulate prescription drug promotion in Canada are adequate. Presents a comparative international overview.
Published: 1998
Diet, nutrition and the prevention of chronic diseases: report of a joint WHO/FAO expert consultation, Geneva, 28 January - 1 Fe
Presents recommendations for action to implement more effective and sustainable policies and strategies to deal with the increasing public health challenges related to diet and health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women's health issues: the precautionary principle of public health
Defines the precautionary principle and explains why it is an important issue for women's health activists. Includes a series of related articles. (See Details)
Published: 2002