Category Archives: Health Promotion

The Maternity Centre of Hamilton: Healthy Moms, Healthy Babies

Today on HJR, we’re featuring a unique and fascinating obstetrical health resource in our community. It is well established that receiving adequate prenatal care is an important determinant of health for both mom and baby. According to the Hamilton Spectator and … Continue reading

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Our Moms Need Help Too

Two of the UN’s Millennium Development goals for 2015 are to improve maternal and child health.  We often associate these goals with developing countries, but do we ever think about the barriers facing mothers and children right here in Hamilton? … Continue reading

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Health Promotion – What challenges await training clinicians and educators in this field?

Healthcare promotion has been described by the American Journal of Health promotion as “the science and art of helping people change their lifestyle to move toward a state of optimal health”. As many of you know, there are immense disparities … Continue reading

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