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Unit Code: PBH504

Unit Name: Introduction to Healthy Islands

Description: This is in response to the 2015 Pacific Health Minister’s meeting that confirmed about the Healthy Island vision that they believed that it has served the Pacific for the past two decades and have been applied to suit the contexts of different Pacific Islands. Contextual settings like Healthy Island, Healthy Province and Healthy Cities are supported at a lower level by healthy villages, healthy markets, healthy churches, healthy schools etc. The visions remains that once these elements are healthy, they will contribute to a healthy island/cities/province. Strategies used will incorporate the 7 Ds, the ABCD models etc., in order to arrive at the visions. The course will cover visitations to healthy settings around the greater Suva Area and people will be interviewed on challenges and successes of the settings.

Learning Target Outcomes: On successful completion of this course, the students will be able to : 1. Explain the health promotion concepts 2. Explain settings and the Healthy Island concept 3. Discuss health promoting cities and its concepts 4. Discuss health promoting schools 5. Explain health promoting communities 6. Discuss health promoting workplaces 7. Discuss health promotion In health care settings

Prerequisite: NA

Prerequisite Sentence: N/A

Credit Point: 15

Offered In: Semester 1