Health Promotion

Course Code: ESCI 5553

Academic Year: 2024-2025

Health promotion seeks to empower individuals, communities and societies to increase control over and improve their health. Through a blend of theory and practical application, students explore the historical development, theoretical basis and current practice of health promotion and uncover key determinants of health, dissecting the intricate interplay between social, economic and environmental factors. Through collaboration with fellow students and community partners, students also engage in experiential learning to acquire the knowledge and skills required to design and implement effective health promotion interventions and craft persuasive health messaging for diverse audiences.