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Public Health promotion

Definitions
Public Health
Public health is the science and art of promoting and protecting the health of the general public
Aims at promoting the health and quality of life
Tries to prevent people from getting sick
Also promotes wellness by encouraging healthy behaviors

Public health can be defined as the prevention of diseases, prolonging of life and the promotion of health. This achieved by organized efforts and choices of society. It is concerned with the tracking the threats to health based on population health analysis. Public health aims at improving the health and quality of life through preventing and treating diseases. The public health sector lays focus on preventing people from getting sick and ensuring wellness by encouraging healthy behaviors and lifestyles.
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Health promotion
Process of encouraging and enabling the public to have control over their health
This is done by encouraging people to take safe food and water and protecting the general public from environmental threats
Promoted by ensuring proper food handling in hotels and establishing smoke free by laws
tries to ensure that each person is able to control and improve his or her health.

Health promotion is the process of encouraging and enabling the public to have control over their health and the various determinants of health. This is done by encouraging people to take safe food and water as well protecting the general public from environmental threats. Public health can be promoted by ensuring proper food handling in hotels and establishing smoke free by laws. It does not aim at a single disease but rather tries to ensure that each person is able to control and improve his or her health.
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Core disciplines
1.Behavioral science/health education
Involves the use of education, healthy lifestyles and program implementation to promote health and be an agent of disease prevention
This discipline aims at helping the live healthy
Also aims at researching about health issues and helping people make better use of health facilities and services
Helps people becoming active participants in their community’s health systems

Behavioral science/health education involves the use of education, healthy lifestyles and program implementation to promote health and be an agent of disease prevention. This discipline aims at helping the live healthy. This also aims at researching about health issues and helping people make better use of health facilities and services as well as becoming active participants in their community’s health systems.

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2. Biostatistics
Biostatistics involves the design and analysis of data for studies in medicine and public health
This field is aimed at concluding about diseases and health risks
This is done by evaluating the factors that impact health through application of statistical methods
The information obtained from biostatistics researches is very vital in the design of intervention plans and development of public policies

Biostatistics is a field in the public health that involves the design and analysis of data for studies in medicine and public health. This field is aimed at concluding about diseases and health risks. This is done by evaluating the factors that impact health through application of statistical methods. The information obtained from biostatistics researches is very vital in the design of intervention plans and development of public policies.
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3. Environmental health
branch of public health that deals with all aspects of the natural and built environment and how they affect human health
deals with diseases and health risks that are caused by factors in the environment
aims at accessing and controlling environmental factors that can affect the human health
includes all the physical, chemical and biological factors that impact and relate to the health of the general public

Environmental health is a branch of public health that deals with all aspects of the natural and built environment and how they affect human health. It deals with diseases and health risks that are caused by factors in the environment. It aims at accessing and controlling environmental factors that can affect the human health. it includes all the physical, chemical and biological factors that impact and relate to the health of the general public.
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4. Epidemiology
Study of trends, causes, and effects of health conditions in a population
This is the cornerstone of public health since it facilitates the shaping of policies and practices in the sector
This is done by identifying risk factors for diseases and target
Helps in the design and analysis of data and dissemination of the results obtained from the analysis
It has helped in developing methodologies used in clinical research and public health studies

Epidemiology deals with the study of trends, causes, and effects of health conditions in a population. This is the cornerstone of public health since it facilitates the shaping of policies and practices in the sector. This is done by identifying risk factors for diseases and target. This field also helps in the design and analysis of data and dissemination of the results obtained from the analysis. Today, the methodologies used in clinical research and public health studies are as a result of epidemiology.
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5. Health services administration
deals with managing the integration of all aspects of health care to provide services
This is mainly concerned with business aspect of the health sector such as human resources, accounting, planning, facility management, information systems, marketing and sales
It combines the policy of business and science in the management of public health services

Health services administration is a field in public health that deals with managing the integration of all aspects of health care to provide services. This is mainly concerned with business aspect of the health sector such as human resources, accounting, planning, facility management, information systems, marketing and sales. It combines the policy of business and science in the management of public health services.
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Promoting public health
Avoiding Ebola virus
Washing your hands as required
Isolating Ebola patients
Wearing protective clothing and gears when handling an Ebola patient
Disposing needles and syringes properly
Disposing waste from such patients carefully
Ensure that you use proper and planned burial practices

Ebola is one of the most viral diseases in the world. However this can be avoided if various measures are taken and put in place. Such measures include washing your hands as required, isolating Ebola patients, wearing protective clothing and gears when handling an Ebola patient, disposing needles and syringes properly, disposing waste from such patients carefully, and ensure that you use proper and planned burial practices.
 
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Effects of tobacco use
Tobacco use is very harmful to one’s health
It causes more harm than good to the well-being of the human being
Such risks that accompany the use of tobacco include: cancer, heart diseases, death, stress, and chronic disease
The following types of cancer are caused by the use of tobacco: kidney cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, throat cancer, cancer of the uterus, cervix cancer and bladder cancer.

Tobacco use is very harmful to one’s health. It causes more harm than good to the well-being of the human being. Such risks that accompany the use of tobacco include cancer, heart diseases, death, stress, and chronic disease among others. The most viral effect t of tobacco use is cancer. The following types of cancer are caused by the use of tobacco: kidney cancer, lung cancer, stomach cancer, throat cancer, cancer of the uterus, cervix cancer and bladder cancer.
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Take a balanced diet always
Ensure that you eat a substantial breakfast
Always eat fruits and vegetables
Exercise is also very important to a void weight increase
Eat while seated
Take protein rich foods while on the run
Always have green tea after meals
Carry a bottle of water
Combine proteins and carbohydrates

Healthy eating habits

Eating healthy is very important in promoting public health. Many killer diseases have being attributed to poor eating habits. Therefore it very important to consider one’s eating habits for healthy living. Eating healthy does not mean eating heavily rather it means eating in a properly and guided manner. Below is a guide on how to eat healthy:
Take a balanced diet always
Ensure that you eat a substantial breakfast
Always eat fruits and vegetables
Exercise is also very important to a void weight increase
Eat while seated
Take protein rich foods while on the run
Always have green tea after meals
Carry a bottle of water
Combine proteins and carbohydrates
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Alcohol use
avoid excessive consumption of alcohol. If you have to drink then moderate the taking
Drinking too much alcohol can cause very serious health issues
Excessive consumption of alcohol interferes with the brain communication pathway
It also causes damage to the heart
Heavy drinking also causes a lot of problems to the liver
Such problems include fibrosis, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and fatty liver
The pancreas is made to produce toxic substance which can cause swelling of the blood vessels in the pancreas thus preventing proper digestion
it can also cause cancer as well as low immune system
Therefore avoid excessive consumption of alcohol. If you have to drink then moderate the taking.

Drinking too much alcohol can cause very serious health issues. Excessive consumption of alcohol interferes with the brain communication pathway. It also causes damage to the heart. Heavy drinking also causes a lot of problems to the liver. Such problems include fibrosis, cirrhosis, hepatitis, and fatty liver. The pancreas is made to produce toxic substance which can cause swelling of the blood vessels in the pancreas thus preventing proper digestion.it can also cause cancer as well as low immune system. Therefore avoid excessive consumption of alcohol. if you have to drink then moderate the taking.
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Clean environment
Avoid littering
Planting trees
Building latrines in the slums to ensure cleanliness
Recycling waste
Avoid dumping toxic product in open air
Passing laws concerning disposing of smoke
 

Many diseases are causes by the environment that sorrounds us. The air we breath affects our body thus the environment should be made clean always. Also, whatever we see affects the normal functioning of the body. Maintaining clean emnvironment is therefore very important. This can be achieved through various ways. Such ways include:
Avoid littering
Planting trees
Building latrines in the slums to ensure cleanliness
Recycling waste
Avoid dumping toxic product in open air
Passing laws concerning disposing of smoke
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Conclusion
public health should be considered always. May it be in the house or even in the industries. One has to take responsibilities and ensure that he or she lives in a place where the well being of him or her is safeguarded. The type of food that we take should also be guided and controlled. Drug and substance abuse should be avoided at all cost. Everyone take up the responsibility and ensure that the health of the people around you is safeguarded.

References

Tulchinsky, T. H., & Varavikova, E. (2009). The new public health. Amsterdam: Elsevier / Academic Press.
Turnock, B. J. (2007). Essentials of public health. Sudbury, Mass: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.
Schneider, M.-J. (2011). Introduction to public health.