• neonatal
  • Pakistan Initiative for Mothers and Newborns (PAIMAN) PAIMAN is a USAID funded project that was implemented in order to reduce Pakistan's maternal and neonatal mortality while also improving child health at the household level. (wikipedia.org)
  • dietary
  • Therefore, a mixed-method pilot study will be conducted to explore how dietary habits and healthy behaviors are transmitted across family generations and the motivational influence of family health history regarding diseases associated with overweight and diet on improving health behaviors. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Participants are taught to control their symptoms through relaxation techniques, dietary changes, managing sleep and fatigue, proper use of medications, exercise and communication with their health care provider. (canoncitydailyrecord.com)
  • The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, created on December 1, 1994, to improve the health and well-being of Americans by establishing national dietary guidelines based on the best science available. (wikipedia.org)
  • This Division provides leadership in promoting national food and dietary guidance by translating science-based guidance into research-based patterns for food intake and message strategies that consumers can use to make informed decisions and positively change behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • This Division produces and manages the USDA Food Plans and the Healthy Eating Index, a validated dietary assessment tool. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Its mission is "to improve the health of people around the world by advancing technologies, strengthening systems, and encouraging healthy behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • More than 100,000 health related apps are also available in the market allowing people to record, track, and analyze vital signs and physical health data over time, to obtain feedback and general information about the disease they suffer from, and to receive alerts to remind them to take their medications or to measure their blood glucose levels. (frontiersin.org)
  • Community-level advocacy seeks to increase BCC activities and resources and encourage people to visit health facilities. (urc-chs.com)
  • We investigate how people seek, use, and process information related to behaviors, and we test innovative tools and interventions. (rti.org)
  • Brian Wansink, PhD, 2012 SNEB President said, "These changes came about because SNEB is not the society that tells people what they ought to eat, but rather the Society that changes behavior-we change how people eat. (wikipedia.org)
  • Health psychologists can work with people on a one-to-one basis, in groups, as a family, or at a larger population level. (wikipedia.org)
  • Because effective health communication must be tailored for the audience and the situation, research into health communication seeks to refine communication strategies to inform people about ways to enhance health or to avoid specific health risks. (wikipedia.org)
  • Stacks & Salween, 497) Impact of the Health Campaign-After research has been conducted and analyzed on the effects of health communication, it can be concluded that a health communication campaign that is requiring a behavior change causes the desired behavior change in about 7%-10% or more in the people who are in the campaign site than those who are in the control group. (wikipedia.org)
  • Power is the ability to influence the behavior of other people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rather than health professionals educating members of the public, the idea behind peer education is that ordinary lay people are in the best position to encourage healthy behaviour to each other. (wikipedia.org)
  • The intention is that familiar people, giving locally-relevant and meaningful suggestions, in appropriate local language and taking account of the local context, will be most likely to be able to promote health-enhancing behaviour change. (wikipedia.org)
  • USAID's
  • Technical Assistance to Local Government Units CHANGE collaborates with USAID/Philippines health projects and local government units to ensure proper localization of key messages, as well as ensure that health service providers on-the-ground are equipped with tools necessary for them to effectively inform and deliver USAID's "brand promise" of Family Health Improved. (usaid.gov)
  • Assisted USAID's health partners and others to leverage resources, scale-up activities, and maximize their efforts in health promotion and LGU development. (urc-chs.com)
  • There was an urgent need for increased communication and behavior change to help support existing health programs, the first of which was USAID's Population Communication Services Project. (wikipedia.org)
  • positive
  • Professionals working with adolescents and their families should help adolescents to have a healthy weight and positive body image and promote effective parent - adolescent communication. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Participants require the opportunity to practice modelled behavior and positive reinforcement if it is to be adopted successfully. (wikipedia.org)
  • adaptive
  • Protection motivation theory: Focuses on understanding the fear appeal that mediates behavior change and describes how threat/coping appraisal is related to how adaptive or maladaptive when coping with a health threat. (wikipedia.org)
  • OBJECTIVES
  • However, there is the development of HealthyPeople 2020 that has national objectives aimed to accomplish in 10 years to improve the health of all Americans. (wikipedia.org)
  • conduct
  • To achieve this, our communication science and health behavior experts conduct comprehensive formative and summative evaluations and deliver solutions that are grounded in theory and evidence. (rti.org)
  • Health psychologists work in a variety of settings: alongside other medical professionals in hospitals and clinics, in public health departments working on large-scale behavior change and health promotion programs, and in universities and medical schools where they teach and conduct research. (wikipedia.org)
  • people's
  • So, for instance, if local norms regarding sexuality and gender put people's health at risk, this approach argues that peers should critically discuss those norms, so that they can then collectively seek to establish new more health-enhancing norms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Participants
  • Researchers will give participants a Family Health Package (FHP). (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • After using the FHeP, participants will complete a short electronic survey to identify knowledge and understanding gained from the use of the application, changes in communication intentions, and suggestions for improvements to the application. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The goal of this program is to provide self-management tools, not medical advice, to enable and empower participants to build the self confidence needed to assume a major role maintaining their health and chronic health condition(s)," said Vickie Broerman, R.N., CDSMP Coordinator. (canoncitydailyrecord.com)
  • Research shows the CDSMP saved between $390 and $520 per patient over a two-year study because participants used fewer health care services, particularly less hospital and physician services (2.5 fewer visits) than they had used prior to participating in the program," said Broerman. (canoncitydailyrecord.com)
  • support
  • Creating environments that will support BCC by working with DOH, LGUs, and other partners to enhance their capacities to plan, manage, and finance public health BCC programs and to maximize their impact and sustainability. (urc-chs.com)
  • practice
  • Health psychologists work in many different settings including the UK's National Health Service (NHS), private practice, universities, communities, schools and organizations. (wikipedia.org)
  • raising awareness
  • By actively recruiting national, state, and local stakeholders, THMs help communities move from raising awareness about underage drinking as a public health issue to taking actions that will measurably prevent it. (urc-chs.com)
  • context
  • We also analyze the impact of messages and promotional materials in the context of behavior change and deliver data our clients can use. (rti.org)
  • adolescents
  • The aim of this study was to examine the prevalence of body weight dissatisfaction, difficulty in communication with the parents and the relationship between communication with parents and adolescents' dissatisfaction with their body weight (dieting or perceived need to diet). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Clinical
  • Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • While many health psychologists provide clinical services as part of their duties, others function in non-clinical roles, primarily involving teaching and research. (wikipedia.org)
  • maternal health
  • Founded in 1977 with a focus on family planning, PATH soon broadened its purpose to work on a wide array of emerging and persistent global health issues in the areas of health technologies, maternal health, child health, reproductive health, vaccines and immunization, and emerging and epidemic diseases such as HIV, malaria, and tuberculosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • reproductive health
  • Several PATH technologies address sexual and reproductive health, including: The careHPV test, developed in conjunction with Qiagen as the first molecular diagnostic to screen for human papillomavirus (HPV)-the most common cause of cervical cancer-in clinics in low-resource settings. (wikipedia.org)
  • CCP was founded with reproductive health and family planning at the heart of its initial programming. (wikipedia.org)
  • The family planning and reproductive health (FP/RH) element of CCP is the keystone program which CCP's other programmers were founded on. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nigerian Urban Reproductive Health Initiative (NURHI) NURHI was funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and partnered with CCP in hopes of bringing together the private and public sectors of Nigeria to reduce the barriers to family planning services in the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • knowledge
  • Students who pursue their MS in Communication could acquire both general knowledge of media relations and persuasion, along with specific proficiency in how to launch a health campaign or brand health services. (gradschools.com)
  • In addition, health psychologists can help train other healthcare professionals (e.g., physicians and nurses) to take advantage of the knowledge the discipline has generated, when treating patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • Gresham proposed that these children could have one of four deficits: skill deficits, in which children did not have the knowledge or cognitive abilities to carry out a certain behavior, performance deficits, self-control skill deficits, and self-control performance deficits, in which children had excessive anxiety or impulsivity that prohibited proper execution of the behaviors or skills they knew and understood. (wikipedia.org)
  • public
  • Leveraged almost $2.9 million in cash and in-kind contributions from both the private and public sectors for the reproduction of communication materials, the broadcasting of TV and radio spots, the roll-out of LBK, health classes, health events, and IPC/C training. (urc-chs.com)
  • Health communication professionals are specifically trained in methods and strategies for effective communication of public health messages, with qualifications in research, strategic development, and evaluating effectiveness. (wikipedia.org)
  • The NMCD develops, leads, and manages public and private partnerships to help multiply the reach of tested nutrition and health messages, works actively with USDA's Nutrition Communicator's Network of public-private partners, and is an active participant in the implementation of the Administration's Let's Move! (wikipedia.org)
  • Other additional early services offered by the CCP included the improvement of family planning through accreditation of public and private health facilities in low-income countries. (wikipedia.org)
  • A good public health intervention is not only defined by the results they create, but also the number of levels it hits on the socioecological model (individual, interpersonal, community and/or environment). (wikipedia.org)
  • The challenge that public health interventions face is generalizability: what may work in one community may not work in others. (wikipedia.org)
  • help
  • The findings suggest that enhanced parent communication might contribute in most countries to less body dissatisfaction in girls and better communication with the father can help avoiding body weight dissatisfaction in boys. (biomedcentral.com)
  • closely
  • For five years, HealthPRO worked closely with the DOH and the Commission on Population (POPCOM) at the central level and with 30 LGUs, 11 regional health departments, 19 NGO partners, and 405 community-based organizations at the regional, provincial, and municipal levels. (urc-chs.com)
  • physical
  • Lifestyle behaviors, such as diet and physical activity, have been linked to the development of a number of diseases, including cancer, diabetes, and heart disease. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The 3-4-50 concept outlines that there are 3 behaviors (poor diet, little to no physical activity, and smoking), that lead to four diseases (heart disease/stroke, diabetes, cancer, pulmonary disease), that account for 50% of deaths worldwide. (wikipedia.org)