Components of a learning model relating to health promotion for at-risk people of lifestyle diseases
1 Saraburi Public Health Office, Tambon Pak Pure, Muang Saraburi, 18000 Thailand
2 Department of Lifelong Education, Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University, 254 Phayathai Road, Wangmai, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
a Corresponding author: Patt762@gmail.com
Obesity prevalence among people is increasing globally. Health Promoting Policy has been initiated in Thailand to tackle this problem. This qualitative study aimed to find out the components of a learning model from 2 best practice villages, focusing on 3 main issues — food, exercise, and emotion. Author uses in-depth interviews method and information was analyzed with content-analysis techniques in understanding key components of how to uplift health promotion. The findings comprise of 8 components: (1) Learning from problem identification, (2) Developing Health promotion policy, (3) Establishing health promotion community school, (4) Selecting learners/trainers of the community, 5) Learning from role models and Thai Wisdom, (6) Designing health promotion practices, (7) Taking actions, developing self-efficiency, and creating self-confidence with new practices, (8) Specifying standards of community health promotion and documenting the results. These findings are relevant to movements for Thai people to take a meaning perspective in looking after their heath.
Key words: components of a learning model / health promotion / at-risk people of lifestyle diseases
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