Tag Archives: health promotion

On SAGE Insight: Tackling the childhood obesity problem with the EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme

Article title: School accreditation scheme reduces childhood obesity in Hong Kong From Global Health Promotion Childhood obesity is an increasing threat to the health of primary school students in Hong Kong. The EatSmart School Accreditation Scheme (ESAS) aiming at combating … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: An investigation of strategies used in alcohol brand marketing and alcohol-related health promotion on Facebook

From DIGITAL HEALTH Alcohol, one of the most heavily advertised products in the world, is commonly promoted on social media. Alcohol brands are incorporating social networking sites (SNS) into their marketing programmes. SNS are also being used to reduce alcohol … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Disgust – the way forwards for effective health campaigns?

GEIs disgust the driver behind the selection of images for UK tobacco packets? From Health Education Journal Health campaigns sometimes use scare tactics, deploying fear to steer us towards changing our ways to avoid future illness. But what if disgust, … Continue reading

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Advocating health programs through social media

Advocacy 2.0: Advocating in the Digital Age From Health Promotion Practice To improve health, we must continue to engage in advocacy for people, programs, policies, and the profession.  Economic difficulties and competitive interests leave health education programs in a vulnerable … Continue reading

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