Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

Health promotion and disease prevention are two important components of public health. They share many goals, and there is considerable overlap between functions. They also sound alike and their functions and activities are synergistic. However, at the conceptual level, there are significant differences in their strategies and what they stand for. For starters, one focuses … Continue reading Health Promotion & Disease Prevention

Consultation Skills for Chronic Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases.

Most patients with chronic illnesses are usually previously diagnosed, they are likely to know their own diagnoses, and most times, they are already on some forms of regular medication. While most chronic illnesses are noncommunicable in nature, it is noteworthy that some infectious diseases run chronic courses. Common examples of chronic illnesses: Non-Communicable Diseases Hypertension, … Continue reading Consultation Skills for Chronic Communicable & Non-Communicable Diseases.