Ottawa Charter

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A document on health promotion defined by the World Health Organization in 1986. It identified the key areas of health promotion to be: building a healthy public policy, creating supporting environments, developing personal skills, strengthening community action, and reorienting health services towards prevention and health promotion.

http://www.who.int/hpr/NPH/docs/ottawa_charter_hp.pdf A detailed description of the Ottawa Charter on the World Health Organization website.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology.

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