Reasons why Ottawa Charter and the Jakarta Declaration are important

This is an assignment that discusses reasons why Ottawa Charter and the Jakarta Declaration are important. The paper also provides links that are key in writing the article.

Reasons why Ottawa Charter and the Jakarta Declaration are important

As a new health educator, you have just been asked to write an article for your health department’s newsletter. The article should also be about the transition from disease prevention to health promotion, with a focus on determinants of health.
Case Assignment
Please write a paper that addresses these points:
·       Firstly, discuss why the Ottawa Charter and The Jakarta Declaration are important turning points in the transition from disease prevention to health promotion.
·       Secondly, what are determinants of health? How do they influence health? Then, provide at least 3 examples.
·       Thirdly, how are determinants of health being addressed in Healthy People 2020?

These are some of the required Reading for this assignment paper:

Firstly, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] (2016). Healthy community design. Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/healthyplaces/healthy_comm_design.htm
[Please watch the Healthy Community Design Streaming Video. Also, read the downloadable PowerPoint presentation linked at the top. Additionally, read the “Data on Healthy Community Design” by clicking “Fact Sheets” on the menu box to your left.]
Then, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2018). Determinants of health. Healthy People 2020. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/DOHAbout.aspx
Thirdly, use the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2016). Healthy People 2020: Leading Health Indicators. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/LHI/default.aspx

Also, the World Health Organization [WHO] (1997). The Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/previous/jakarta/declaration/en/
Lastly, the World Health Organization [WHO] (1986). Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/previous/ottawa/en/
[However, the WHO readings are landmarks in the transition from disease prevention to health promotion, so they provide a historic perspective to the field]

Also, the World Health Organization [WHO] (1997). The Jakarta Declaration on Leading Health Promotion into the 21st Century. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/previous/jakarta/declaration/en/
Lastly, the World Health Organization [WHO] (1986). Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion. Retrieved April 1, 2013 from http://www.who.int/healthpromotion/conferences/previous/ottawa/en/
[However, the WHO readings are landmarks in the transition from disease prevention to health promotion, so they provide a historic perspective to the field]

Then, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2018). Determinants of health. Healthy People 2020. Retrieved from http://www.healthypeople.gov/2020/about/DOHAbout.aspx