ROLE OF NURSES AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN PROMOTION OF HEALTH IN PAKISTAN

Mukhtar, Madiha (2016) ROLE OF NURSES AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN PROMOTION OF HEALTH IN PAKISTAN. In: Proceeding ISEPROLOCAL. Badan Penerbitan Fakultas Pertanian Universitas Bengkulu, Bengkulu, Indonesia, pp. 149-152. ISBN 9786029071184

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Abstract

According to WHO, “Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond a focus on individual behavior towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions”. As like the other countries Pakistan also working on MDGs but the studies showed that the progress in achieving those goals is relatively slow. This review paper was aimed to see the role of health care providers especially nurses in context of health promotion in Pakistan .The search was relevant to the predetermined topic, performed by accessing the database Science Direct, EBSCO, CINAHL and MEDLINE,NCBI PMC were restricted to last 10 years.Literature shows that healthcare providers generally find eHealth beneficial for their professional development, and useful for the patients. It saves their time, and provides communication and learning opportunities to enhance their knowledge and skills. Changes to the role are necessary including increased education of the assistant manager CHNs and preparing administration to work with the assistant mangers for effective leadership. To achieve competencies and maximum efficiency must consider the advance and ongoing education to evaluate the needs of community and build capacity about new emerging field like utilizing eHealth for promotion of community health

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Agriculture > Department of Animal Science
Depositing User: 001 Bambang Gonggo Murcitro
Date Deposited: 24 May 2016 11:49
Last Modified: 24 May 2016 11:49
URI: http://repository.unib.ac.id/id/eprint/11323

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