This would then potentially improve the public health in the area overtime.
Feelings During the meeting even though I was not actively involved I found myself having many mixed feelings towards the proceedings.
In recent years it has become vital that medical models of primary care that are focused on the individual are merged with public health models in the community that are organized around the needs of the population.
It is becoming increasingly difficult to separate the two components.
This had been brought on by the increase in patients requesting diet pills or surgical interventions such as gastric bands.
Among them they concluded that imbalanced nutrition must be a problem in that area, that is individuals were probably eating more than body requirements due socioeconomic factors, which mean they have to go for cheaper processed foods.
The health behavior that I chose to modify for the better was to consume more water each day.
My goal for the week was to drink 70 ounces or 8.75 cups of water each day.
These factors put together probably led to higher incidence of depressive illnesses and lack of interest thus individuals were more likely to neglect themselves and not engage in exercise programmes and other well-being activities.
They therefore resolved to draw up a plan that would get the targeted individuals and ultimately the community and encourage participation in exercise programmes and better nutrition habits.