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Health Promotion for Pharmacists$
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Alison Blenkinsopp, Rhona Panton, and Claire Anderson

Print publication date: 1999

Print ISBN-13: 9780192630445

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.001.0001

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What is health promotion?

What is health promotion?

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(p.1) 1 What is health promotion?
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Health Promotion for Pharmacists
Author(s):

Alison Blenkinsopp

Rhona Panton

Claire Anderson

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192630445.003.0001

This chapter reviews the history of the changing health of the population since the mid-19th century and addresses some of the key issues in health promotion today. It discusses the social, political, personal, and medical factors which influence health. This background helps with the understanding the context of health promotion activities and advice which they might be offered.

Keywords:   pharmacy practice, pharmacists, population health, health promotion activities

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