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Health education in the context of Family Medicine

Che' Man, Mohamad and Kamaruzaman, Nor Azam (2022) Health education in the context of Family Medicine. In: Family Medicine Handbook. IIUM Press, pp. 108-119. (In Press)

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Health education is one of the fundamental components of health promotion activities which helps to increase knowledge. These programmes can be implemented either in clinics, hospitals, schools, homes, workplaces or in our community. It is the cheapest, powerful and a very effective medicine in the treatment and prevention of diseases. It can influence people on the way to attain the best health. The common important topics for health education include a basic healthy diet, physical activity, specific exercises, prevention of nicotine addiction, mental health issues and precaution against HIV/AIDS and so on. These topics are always discussed especially in primary care.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Family Medicine (Effective: 1st January 2011)
Date Deposited: 13 May 2022 17:28
Last Modified: 13 May 2022 17:28
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/97752

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