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London and New York: Routledge. Scriven, A. (2010) Promoting Health: A Practical Guide. London: Baillière Tindall Elsevier. , Davidson, N. and Whitehead, M. (1992) Inequalities in Health: The Black Report and the Health Divide. London: Penguin. Walker, P. and John, M. (2012) From Public Health to Wellbeing. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. WHO (World Health Organisation) (1946) Constitution of the World Health Organisation. pdf (accessed 29 November 2011). WHO (1978) Alma Ata Declaration. int/en/who-we-are/policydocuments/declaration-of-alma-ata (accessed 25 October 2010).

Poor environmental conditions such as pollution can also cause stress and anxiety so individuals may choose to smoke to relieve these emotional feelings. General socio-economic, cultural and environmental conditions might influence the decision to smoke, such as the cost and accessibility of cigarettes. Activity • Reflect on some of the individuals you work with and think of a different example to smoking. • Apply Dahlgren and Whitehead’s (1991) model. Health inequalities In this section inequalities are defined, the difference between health inequalities and health inequity is explained, and the links to health promotion practice are explored.

Copyright © McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC. Not to be redistributed or modified in any way without permission. AN OVERVIEW OF HEALTH PROMOTION THEORY 04/07/2012 07:45 Social change approach Focus: focuses on society and how it can change in order to facilitate health. Example: an example might be the smoking ban in the UK from 2007. Advantage of this approach: it addresses social issues and generally involves public consultation. Disadvantage of this approach: it is a top-down approach, and again health promoters may lack the skills to facilitate this kind of approach (Naidoo and Wills 2009).

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