What is health promotion?

  • ›Changing the conditions and environment in which people live, work, and play
  • ›Making the healthy choices the easy choices
  • ›Focusing on nurturing root causes of good health
  • ›More than just pamphlets and information

Health Promotion Values

The key health promotion values are:

  • Respecting the worth and dignity of each individual while at the same time giving priority to the common good 
  • Supporting community decision making 
  • Sharing resources to meet the needs of all members of our society 
  • Pursuing social justice to reduce health inequities
  • Caring for the environment, so that the health and prosperity of the present generation is not at the expense of future generations.