PROACTIVE HEALTH COMMUNICATION PLAN
Proactive Health Communication Plan
Health communication is considered to encompass the use of communication strategies in informing and influencing community and individual decision in enhancing their health. Communication plans, therefore, link the domains of communication and health and remain increasingly essential elements of efforts aimed at improving public and personal health. Health communication contributes to all aspects designed to preventing diseases and health promotion approaches. In this case, individuals need to consider that an effective health communication approach helps in raising awareness of health risks and solutions, hence providing the skills and motivation required for reducing the risks associated with diseases and establishing effective methods of empowering communities in managing health risks (Ballard & Dymond, 2016). Health communication also increases the demand for efficient health services and decreases the demand for inappropriate health services. This paper explores the element of proactive health communication plans in a bid to address the health risks associated with a population detailed. On the other hand, the paper will apply a health communication theory to address the selected issue.
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