Learning Outcomes for Study Session 13

When you have studied this session, you should be able to:

13.1  Define and use correctly all of the key words printed in bold. (SAQ 13.1)

13.2  Describe the process for identifying and prioritising problems to focus on during your health education activities. (SAQ 13.1)

13.3  Describe the four categories of objectives for health education interventions, and explain how to write good objectives. (SAQs 13.2, 13.3, 13.4 and 13.5)

13.4  List the components of a work plan. (SAQ 13.6)

A woman’s foot that has been disfigured due to contact with red clay soil.
Figure 13.1  Feet that look like this are caused by contact with red clay soil and can be prevented if shoes are worn. (Photo: Henk van Stokkom)

Study Session 13  Planning Health Education Programmes: 2

13.1  Identifying and prioritising health problems