Health Education – Concept, Aim and Objectives

Concept of Health Education –

Health education is one important activity that is commonly undertaken to promote health. It is the communication of information that enables people to make decisions about to follow those health-related activities at all stages of life which are conducive for proper health.

It is concerned with communicating on those areas that are related to water supply, sanitation, community health, mental health, disease control, personal hygiene, disaster management cycle, reducing the risk of communicable disease and its transmission, proper nutrition, alcohol and drugs, accident and first aid etc.

The Aim of Health Education should be

1. Help students to assimilate the body if knowledge appropriate to health education.
2. Expose students to a variety of activities and experience related to health education.
3. Help individuals develop a sound understanding of their total development and enable them to attain positive self-images.
4. Provide opportunities for students make personal decisions related to their intellectual, physical and emotional development.
5. Allow students to experience social relations that will encourage desirable behaviour, leadership and co-operation with others.

Objectives of Physical Education –

For Students –

1. A positive attitude towards physical fitness and good health.
2. A personal value system and satisfactory relationship with peers.
3. increased self-awareness and a positive self concept.
4. independence, interdependence, and a sense of responsibility.
5. An understanding of human sexuality.
6. An understanding of appropriate factual information and concepts.

For Patients and Public –

1. To increase public awareness that disease are significant public health problem.
2. To increase public awareness of symptoms and signs of disease.
3. To improve the knowledge and attitudes of patients about detection, treatment and control of disease.
4. To promote the family and community educational material essential for positive lifestyle habits.
5. To create public awareness about the ill=effects of alcohol, smoking and drugs, etc.

For Health professionals –

1. To increase knowledge, attitude and skills of all health professionals regarding sign, symptoms and management strategies for health hazards to improve disease control.
2. To encourage health professionals to treat patients carefully.
3. To develop resource and material for use of health professionals.
4. To promote research all over the world to curb health hazards.
5. To encourage continuing educational programmes on accurate information on diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

2 Responses to Health Education – Concept, Aim and Objectives

  1. Rkmc says:

    Here are a list of emotions and psychological states in which the brain certainly plays a role, to the extent we can be certain about anything:

    abashment
    abhorrence
    absolutethreshold
    acidity
    acridity
    activity
    addiction
    affection
    agape
    aggravation
    aggression
    aim
    alarm
    anaphrodisia
    angst
    animus
    antagonism
    anxiety
    anxiousness
    aphrodisia
    appetite
    ardor
    aroma
    arousal
    assumption
    astringence
    attention
    attitude
    attributing
    auditoryperception
    awareness
    awe
    badtemper
    beholding
    belief
    belligerence
    beneficence
    benevolence
    bitter
    blessedness
    bloodlust
    boding
    bold
    boredom
    brave
    breakdown
    brightnessconstancy
    caprice
    caring
    cautious
    chafe
    chagrin
    chill
    chromesthesia
    class feeling
    cogitation
    cold
    cold feet
    colorconstancy
    coloredhearing
    comfortzone
    competence
    concentration
    concept
    conditioned response
    confidence
    conscience
    consideration
    constancy
    constriction
    construction
    construing
    contemplation
    contrast
    copulation
    cowardly
    craving
    creeps
    curiosity
    curious
    cutaneoussensation
    deficit
    deliberation
    desire
    despisal
    detection
    devotion
    differencethreshold
    diffidence
    discombobulation
    discomfiture
    discontentment
    disgruntlement
    displeasure
    dissatisfaction
    dread
    dream
    driven
    dudgeon
    dysphoria
    ecstasy
    edginess
    education
    elation
    embarras
    embarrassmentsment
    embitterment
    emotionalstate
    empathy
    emulation
    enamoredness
    engrossment
    enmity
    estimate
    euphoria
    exhilaration
    expectation
    exuberance
    facerecognition
    faculty
    faintness
    fear
    fed
    feeling
    finish[winetasting]
    fit
    fondness
    fondregard
    fragility
    frisson
    frustration
    fundamental
    fury
    gaiety
    generosity
    gloom
    gloomy
    gratefulness
    gratification
    gratitude
    hackles
    hankering
    happiness
    harassment
    harmonic
    hatred
    health
    heart
    heartstrings
    homesickness
    horror
    huffiness
    humility
    hunch
    hysteria
    idea
    image
    immersion
    impatient
    impression
    incautious
    incense
    incentive
    indignation
    infirmity
    infuriation
    insecurity
    intention
    interest
    interpretation
    interpreting
    intimidation
    intoxication
    introspection
    intuitions
    irascibility
    ire
    itching
    jealousy
    jitteriness
    jnd
    joy
    jubilance
    judgement
    judgment
    lazy
    lecherousness
    lemon
    letdown
    levity
    libido
    limen
    lividity
    longing
    love
    lovesickness
    loyalty
    maleficence
    malevolence
    malice
    malodor
    masking
    meekness
    melody
    misanthropy
    misocainea
    misogamy
    misogyny
    misology
    misoneism
    misopedia
    mittelschmerz
    motivation
    motive
    murderousness
    music
    music[music]
    musicalperception
    musicofthespheres
    musings
    musk
    nationalism
    naughty
    need
    nervous
    niff
    nostalgia
    nymphomania
    objective
    objectiveorgoal
    objectrecognition
    open
    opinion
    opticalfusion
    outlook
    overtone
    pain>twinge
    painthreshold
    panic
    passion
    patient
    perspective
    pessimism
    phantom limb pain
    piece
    pining
    pins and needles
    pique
    plan
    pointofview
    pondering
    position
    pressure
    projection
    protectiveness
    proud
    prurience
    pruritus
    pruritusani
    pruritusvulvae
    puppylove
    purpose
    qualityoflife
    racket
    radiance
    rationalized
    reaction
    reasoning
    reflection
    regard
    relish
    representation
    resentment
    reserve
    responsible
    sadness
    salt
    satyriasis
    scare
    scent
    scruple
    security
    seethe
    self-depreciation
    self-disgust
    selfish
    sensation>odor
    sense
    sensuality
    serenity
    serious
    sexiness
    sexualdesire
    shame
    shamefacedness
    shapeconstancy
    shyness
    side
    sinking
    sizeconstancy
    smell
    softspot
    somesthesia
    sound>tone
    sour
    speculation
    speechperception
    stage fright
    stance
    state
    stomach
    supposing
    surmising
    suspense
    suspicious
    sweet
    sweettooth
    sympathy
    synesthesia
    taste>tang
    temperature>warmth
    temptation
    tenderness
    terror
    thinking
    thought
    tickle
    timid
    timidness
    tingle
    titillation
    to stop loving
    tolerant
    tone
    topognosia
    touch
    trepidation
    triumph
    trust
    twinge
    umbrage
    uneasiness
    unhappiness
    up
    urge
    urtication
    vanilla
    velleity
    view
    viewpoint
    vigil
    vindictiveness
    vision
    visualspace
    wakefulness
    warmth
    weakness
    whistful
    whitenoise
    willies
    wishfulness
    wishing
    wistfulness
    withdrawn
    wor
    worship
    wrath

    Stars please! =D

  2. altair says:

    Here are a list of emotions and psychological states in which the brain certainly plays a role, to the extent we can be certain about anything:

    abashment
    abhorrence
    absolutethreshold
    acidity
    acridity
    activity
    addiction
    affection
    agape
    aggravation
    aggression
    aim
    alarm
    anaphrodisia
    angst
    animus
    antagonism
    anxiety
    anxiousness
    aphrodisia
    appetite
    ardor
    aroma
    arousal
    assumption
    astringence
    attention
    attitude
    attributing
    auditoryperception
    awareness
    awe
    badtemper
    beholding
    belief
    belligerence
    beneficence
    benevolence
    bitter
    blessedness
    bloodlust
    boding
    bold
    boredom
    brave
    breakdown
    brightnessconstancy
    caprice
    caring
    cautious
    chafe
    chagrin
    chill
    chromesthesia
    class feeling
    cogitation
    cold
    cold feet
    colorconstancy
    coloredhearing
    comfortzone
    competence
    concentration
    concept
    conditioned response
    confidence
    conscience
    consideration
    constancy
    constriction
    construction
    construing
    contemplation
    contrast
    copulation
    cowardly
    craving
    creeps
    curiosity
    curious
    cutaneoussensation
    deficit
    deliberation
    desire
    despisal
    detection
    devotion
    differencethreshold
    diffidence
    discombobulation
    discomfiture
    discontentment
    disgruntlement
    displeasure
    dissatisfaction
    dread
    dream
    driven
    dudgeon
    dysphoria
    ecstasy
    edginess
    education
    elation
    embarras
    embarrassmentsment
    embitterment
    emotionalstate
    empathy
    emulation
    enamoredness
    engrossment
    enmity
    estimate
    euphoria
    exhilaration
    expectation
    exuberance
    facerecognition
    faculty
    faintness
    fear
    fed
    feeling
    finish[winetasting]
    fit
    fondness
    fondregard
    fragility
    frisson
    frustration
    fundamental
    fury
    gaiety
    generosity
    gloom
    gloomy
    gratefulness
    gratification
    gratitude
    hackles
    hankering
    happiness
    harassment
    harmonic
    hatred
    health
    heart
    heartstrings
    homesickness
    horror
    huffiness
    humility
    hunch
    hysteria
    idea
    image
    immersion
    impatient
    impression
    incautious
    incense
    incentive
    indignation
    infirmity
    infuriation
    insecurity
    intention
    interest
    interpretation
    interpreting
    intimidation
    intoxication
    introspection
    intuitions
    irascibility
    ire
    itching
    jealousy
    jitteriness
    jnd
    joy
    jubilance
    judgement
    judgment
    lazy
    lecherousness
    lemon
    letdown
    levity
    libido
    limen
    lividity
    longing
    love
    lovesickness
    loyalty
    maleficence
    malevolence
    malice
    malodor
    masking
    meekness
    melody
    misanthropy
    misocainea
    misogamy
    misogyny
    misology
    misoneism
    misopedia
    mittelschmerz
    motivation
    motive
    murderousness
    music
    music[music]
    musicalperception
    musicofthespheres
    musings
    musk
    nationalism
    naughty
    need
    nervous
    niff
    nostalgia
    nymphomania
    objective
    objectiveorgoal
    objectrecognition
    open
    opinion
    opticalfusion
    outlook
    overtone
    pain>twinge
    painthreshold
    panic
    passion
    patient
    perspective
    pessimism
    phantom limb pain
    piece
    pining
    pins and needles
    pique
    plan
    pointofview
    pondering
    position
    pressure
    projection
    protectiveness
    proud
    prurience
    pruritus
    pruritusani
    pruritusvulvae
    puppylove
    purpose
    qualityoflife
    racket
    radiance
    rationalized
    reaction
    reasoning
    reflection
    regard
    relish
    representation
    resentment
    reserve
    responsible
    sadness
    salt
    satyriasis
    scare
    scent
    scruple
    security
    seethe
    self-depreciation
    self-disgust
    selfish
    sensation>odor
    sense
    sensuality
    serenity
    serious
    sexiness
    sexualdesire
    shame
    shamefacedness
    shapeconstancy
    shyness
    side
    sinking
    sizeconstancy
    smell
    softspot
    somesthesia
    sound>tone
    sour
    speculation
    speechperception
    stage fright
    stance
    state
    stomach
    supposing
    surmising
    suspense
    suspicious
    sweet
    sweettooth
    sympathy
    synesthesia
    taste>tang
    temperature>warmth
    temptation
    tenderness
    terror
    thinking
    thought
    tickle
    timid
    timidness
    tingle
    titillation
    to stop loving
    tolerant
    tone
    topognosia
    touch
    trepidation
    triumph
    trust
    twinge
    umbrage
    uneasiness
    unhappiness
    up
    urge
    urtication
    vanilla
    velleity
    view
    viewpoint
    vigil
    vindictiveness
    vision
    visualspace
    wakefulness
    warmth
    weakness
    whistful
    whitenoise
    willies
    wishfulness
    wishing
    wistfulness
    withdrawn
    wor
    worship
    wrath

    Stars please! =D

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