Creating healthy community environments
For health promotion, the health sector must ensure its responsibilities and do everything possible for providing medical healing and remedial services by implementing its mandate which must be sensitive and also respects the cultural needs of the community. Besides supporting communal needs for a healthier life, it should introduce channels between the health sector and wider social, political and physical environments. Fundamental health literacy is essential for health guidance and practices and helping people to promote their individual health and the health of the entire community.
It is up to people for creating health within their environments for living a better life in their homes, workplaces and for their leisure activities. Health promotion envisages taking care of yourself and your society so that all its members enjoy good health. This envisages following theories related to health, caring for one’s self and other and creating and implementing strategies for promoting health. This means that everyone should participate and plan for the health promotion of the community
Health Promotion Actions envisages improving health literacy in America. That means improving the capacity of Americans for obtaining, processing and understanding basic health information and services that are essential for achieving their objects for having the best health conditions. This must become the key to the national health success agenda which must be addressed in a sustained manner for improving the health status of the entire population. Frequently there exists a gulf between the knowledge that professionals and what are understood by patients and consumers.
For this basic health, literacy is essential to the success of all actions that happened between healthcare professionals and patients. People must also follow the National Health Plan for the improvement of health promotion by improving health literacy given in the National Action Plan. This will help in restructuring in the creation and distribution of all types of health information in America.
The National Health Plan also requires people to ensure that all children have the basic health literacy skills that will ensure that they live a healthy life and have the requisite knowledge to prevent sickness and care for those who become sick or are injured in any manner throughout their life span. There are various small and large steps that are available and people should act immediately to avail opportunities to obtain skills and learning for “Health Promotion Actions”.