Health education lecture 2

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Health education lecture 2

  1. 1. HealthEducationPrimary HealthCareChantelle Lessard-Chaudoin M.P.HPannasastra University
  2. 2. Primary Health Care essential health care; based on practical, scientifically sound, and socially acceptable method and technology; universally accessible to all in the community through their full participation; at an affordable cost; and geared toward self-reliance and self- determination
  3. 3. Primary Health Care Principles Health Care should be accessible to all people Health Care should be acceptable to the community Health Care should be affordable by community and country
  4. 4. Primary health Care Strategies Prevention Intersectoral Collaboration Appropriate technology Community Involvement
  5. 5. Elements of Primary HealthCare 1. education for the identification and prevention / control of prevailing health challenges 2. proper food supplies and nutrition; adequate supply of safe water and basic sanitation 3. maternal and child care, including family planning 4. immunization against the major infectious diseases 5. prevention and control of locally endemic diseases 6. appropriate treatment of common diseases using appropriate technology 7. promotion of mental, emotional and spiritual health 8. provision of essential drugs
  6. 6. Cambodian Health Data Maternal mortality rate:290 deaths/100,000 live births (2008) Infant mortality rate:total: 55.49 deaths/1,000 live births Life expectancy at birth: 62.67 years (total population)
  7. 7. Japanese Health Data Maternal mortality rate:6 deaths/100,000 live births (2008) Infant mortality rate: 2.78 deaths/1,000 live births Life expectancy at birth: 82.25 years (total population)
  8. 8. Critical Thinking Why do you believe that there is such a drastic difference between the health of Cambodians and the health of Japanese people?

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