Health Education, Advocacy and Community Mobilisation Module: 4. Human Behaviour and Health: 1

Study Session 4  Human Behaviour and Health: 1


In this study session you will be able to learn about the various levels of disease prevention activities. You will also learn about the role of health education in preventing diseases and promoting health at the various levels of disease prevention.

The study session will help you define your role as a health educator and consider the impact of your health education work in maximising the gains from preventive measures at each level of disease prevention. It will also help you learn about the various phases of assessment to be conducted and how you can make assessments within your community.

Three broad categories of determinants of human behaviour will be discussed in this study session and you will have an opportunity to learn about the influence of these factors in determining human behaviour.

Learning Outcomes for Study Session 4