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2024, Vol. 9 Issue 1, Part D

Empowering health and fitness in developing nation: Tactics and Triumphs

AUTHOR(S): Dr. A Mohammed Shafeek and Dr. Kunjikannan R
ABSTRACT:
Improving health and fitness in developing countries is a complex and multifaceted endeavour, necessitating comprehensive strategies and interventions to address a myriad of challenges. This abstract provides an overview of key themes explored in this paper, focusing on strategies, successful interventions, and necessary implementation mechanisms. The paper begins by highlighting the challenges faced by developing countries in promoting health and fitness, including limited access to healthcare services, inadequate infrastructure, socioeconomic disparities, cultural barriers, and prevalent health issues such as infectious diseases and malnutrition. Understanding these challenges is crucial for devising effective interventions. Various strategies for improving health and fitness in developing countries are then discussed, encompassing health education, access to healthcare services, nutrition interventions, physical activity promotion, and innovative healthcare financing mechanisms. These strategies aim to address the root causes of health disparities and foster sustainable development in these regions. Successful interventions from Bangladesh, Brazil, India, Kenya, and Mexico are examined to illustrate the implementation of these strategies in real-world contexts. Examples include community-based healthcare delivery programs, conditional cash transfer initiatives, comprehensive healthcare missions, nutrition improvement efforts, and holistic approaches to addressing malnutrition. The paper concludes by emphasizing the importance of collaboration among governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and international partners in implementing and scaling up these interventions effectively. Community engagement, sustained funding, and the incorporation of lessons learned from successful interventions are identified as critical factors for success and provides valuable insights into the complexities of promoting health and fitness in developing countries and offers practical guidance for policymakers and stakeholders seeking to improve health outcomes and foster sustainable development in these regions. By drawing inspiration from successful examples and adopting integrated approaches, society can work towards ensuring that all individuals have the opportunity to lead healthy and fulfilling lives in developing nations.
Pages: 234-237  |  116 Views  64 Downloads


International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
How to cite this article:
Dr. A Mohammed Shafeek, Dr. Kunjikannan R. Empowering health and fitness in developing nation: Tactics and Triumphs. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2024;9(1):234-237.
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