Health promotion: follow-up to the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion: report by the Secretariat
Executive Board, 117. (2006). Health promotion: follow-up to the 6th Global Conference on Health Promotion: report by the Secretariat. World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/20573
DescriptionExecutive Board 117th session, provisional agenda item 9.5
Gov't Doc #EB117/11
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Regional Committee for Africa, 51 (AFR/RC51/12 Rev. 1, 2011-07-06)1. Broad determinants of health, most of which are intertwined, underlie the double burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in the Region. To reduce the impact of these determinants on health, it is necessary to apply integrative comprehensive approaches. 2. Health promotion facilitates increased social and community participation in health. While health education is central to health promotion, legal, fiscal, economic, environmental and organizational interventions are also essential. Health promotion contributes to programme ...