Obstacles to community health promotion.

  title={Obstacles to community health promotion.},
  author={Georgia S. Guldan},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={43 5},
The health transition ushered into the world in this century calls for a reorientation of traditional health services to manage the new causes of morbidity and mortality, renewing interest in disease prevention and health promotion. Community-based health promotion emphasizes prevention and community participation with people's empowerment to overturn current inequities and increase control over their health. Encouraged worldwide by the World Health Organization for the last two decades, some… CONTINUE READING