The Future for Health Promotion

The Future for Health Promotion

eBook - 2018
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Does health promotion have a lasting and positive effect on people? With mounting pressure to reduce costs to the NHS and increasing skepticism of the so-called nanny state, health promotion initiatives are increasingly being criticized as costly and ineffective, with many arguing that health inequalities can only be reduced through radical political and economic change. This book examines the methods used to evaluate the value of health promotion projects and determines whether attempts to change people's lifestyles have proved successful. Taking into account the practical and ethical issues involved in deciding the appropriate approach to take in efforts to reduce health inequalities, the book assesses what might be the best path forward for health promotion.
Publisher: [United States] :, Policy Press,, 2018
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ISBN: 9781447341253
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital


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