Health Promotion Evaluation

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Application in the real world: A successful policy is the one that follows best practice principles where the policies are clearly defined and proper to local needs and conditions. An evaluation of policies may evolve around two main questions: (i) was the process for developing such policies comprehensive? (ii) Is the content of the policies in line with best practice principles, well defined? The standards used to assess these policies need to be related to local conditions, priorities, resources and needs. For instance, the constitution of Nigeria, the health financial system and the significance of traditional practitioners in health care system also need to be considered. Evaluation should be guided by professional standards of evidence-based…show more content…
The long term effects have been a core set of validated dietetic outcome that have been used across the dietetics profession. This helps us to demonstrate competency as value providers of safe and effective nutritional care services. We equally used standards and guidelines as a resource for self-evaluation and development. 4) Health promotion: Is the process of enabling people to increase control over their health and to improve it. This goes beyond healthy life-styles to well-being. Health is therefore, a resource for everyday life, emphasizing social and personal resources, as well as physical capacities. Significance: Health promotion is very important today with a global acceptance that health and social wellbeing are determined by many factors which include socioeconomic conditions, patterns of consumption associated with food and communication, demographic patterns, learning environments, family patterns, the cultural and social fabric of societies; sociopolitical and economic changes, including commercialization and trade and global environmental…show more content…
by James et al (2017). The study suggests that increased ‘competition’ and ‘contestability’ (i.e. more organizations – particularly in the private sector – attempting to deliver human services, including some health services) achieves greater economic efficiencies. In these circumstances low-cost service provision is favored, in contrast to higher cost and potentially higher quality service provision. Application in my place of work: Primary prevention is the most effective and affordable means of preventing chronic disease with dietary intervention positively impacting on health outcomes across the life span. Registered dietitian as critical members of health care teams provide nutrition-focused preventive services in clinical or community settings, advocating for policy and leading research in health promotion. As registered dietitians, we positively impact health of the public as well as outcomes for the individuals that they counsel on daily basis. 5) Scoping: This is an ongoing critical assessment of a situation guided by previous study focus. This is usually done through monitoring discussions and consultations to determine issues of importance in decision

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