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Health Promotion Cycle


Dr. Bruce will continue the exploration of the health promotion cycle with some specific commentary around planning. He will introduce a simple model, PABCAR, first. This model requires the practitioners to answer five questions:

  • What is the problem and is it significant?  
  • Is it amenable to change?  
  • Are the intervention benefits greater than costs?  
  • Is there acceptance for the interventions?  
  • What actions are recommended?

He will use an example of “Why are children not walking to school?” with this model.

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