International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2018, Vol. 3 Issue 1, Part B
Health education as a tool for effective primary health care services
AUTHOR(S): Dr. Sarvjeet Kaur Brar
Health education is 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. Quality health is a fundamental right of all citizens. This can only be achieved through effective health care services. The purpose of this paper is to examine the role of health education as tool for effective primary health care services. The paper discussed the concept of health education, challenges of effective primary health care services, components of primary health care and the need for health education in the primary health care system. In conclusion, the practice of primary health care services cannot be effective without proper implementation of health education. It is therefore, recommended that government at all levels should ensure that health education and well trained health educators should form a part of medical team for promoting effective primary health care services.
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Dr. Sarvjeet Kaur Brar. Health education as a tool for effective primary health care services. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2018;3(1):87-89.