International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part B
Health education as a tool for improving health service: Delivery and outcomes
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Gaurav Sachar
Health education is a profession of educating people about health. Areas within this profession encompass environmental health, physical health, social health, emotional health, intellectual health, and spiritual health. Education for health begins with people. It hopes to motivate them with whatever interests they may have in improving their living conditions. Its aim come is to develop in them a sense of responsibility for health conditions for themselves as individuals, as members of families, and as communities. Health education is also an effective tool that helps improve health in developing nations. It not only teaches prevention and basic health knowledge but also conditions ideas that re-shape everyday habits of people with unhealthy lifestyles in developing countries. This type of conditioning not only affects the immediate recipients of such education but also future generations will benefit from an improved and properly cultivated ideas about health that will eventually be ingrained with widely spread health education. Health educators must be aware of the various barriers of communication and cultural background of the community. The present paper covers the role of health education and health service providers as a tool for improving health services.
Pages: 84-86 | 445 Views 9 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Gaurav Sachar. Health education as a tool for improving health service: Delivery and outcomes. International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences. 2018; 3(1): 84-86.