- Influences on the Health of Individuals ($129.95)
The ability to be healthy is influenced by many factors – some of our choosing, and some not. This program examines how individual, sociocultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors impact peoples lives and what individuals can do to positively shape their health, both in the present and for the future.
Topics range from modifiable and non-modifiable determinants of health, to how education and a good attitude can improve health, to the potentially positive or negative influences of family, peers, and the media on health. Viewing time: 18 minutes. Click here to view a video clip.
- Strategies to Promote the Health of Individuals ($129.95)
The World Health Organization defines health promotion as the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and its determinants, and thereby improve their health. This program takes a close look at lifestyle approaches, preventive medical approaches, and public health approaches to health promotion.
The importance of integrated health promotion involving educational initiatives, a variety of media approaches, the expansion of health-friendly environments, government support, and ongoing medical research is stressed. Viewing time: 26 minutes.