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Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion


Dr. Bruce will continue to explain on Ottawa Charter. The Ottawa Charter is probably best known for the five action areas. In the chart, they are:

  • Strengthen Community Action
  • Reorient Health Services
  • Develop Personal Skills
  • Build Healthy Public Policy
  • Create Supportive Environments

He then focuses especially on the ecological model of health outlining the main determinants of health. In the diagram, it shows our conditions of living and working are all related when considering health promotion. In the final diagram, Dr. Bruce will explain the difficulty one do not aware of when facing health hazards.

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