Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Health promotion activities are designed to encourage healthy behaviors and reduce the risk factors associated with diseases and chronic conditions. Health education combined with related organizational, economic, and political interventions can enable individuals and communities to improve their health.

The featured Innovations describe three programs that implemented a range of health promotion activities to improve patient outcomes.  

The featured QualityTools provide health professionals with practical tools to plan and implement health promotion activities.

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