The ethics of health education as public health policy.

  title={The ethics of health education as public health policy.},
  author={Ruth R. Faden and Alan I. Faden},
  journal={Health education monographs},
  volume={6 2},
The concept of voluntariness is central to an understanding of ethical considerations in two aspects of public health education practice: (1) the selection of appropriate interventions, and (2) the selection of appropriate targets for such interventions. The position is taken that most mass communications programs in public health education are persuasive as well as informative in intent. It is argued that the impact of such programs on voluntariness can be analyzed with regard to the… CONTINUE READING

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