Health Concerns And Health Issues

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Health communication informs the consumer about health concerns and health issues. Social change and communication works hand in hand. Developing a dialogue in social change to help bridge the gaps due to lack of communication will be a positive step in better health care. “Health communication has much to celebrate and contribute. The field is gaining recognition in part because of its emphasis on combining theory and practice in understanding communication processes and changing human behaviors” (Parrott R. , 2004). I am passionate and committed for this cause as communication is one of the basic means of interaction in day to day life. I will address the lack of communication in health care, some of the downfalls as well as some solutions. As a professional agent of communication one must possess sustainable development and leadership skills to be open for change and new ideas. Being international, one must notice that as the world change, you have to evolve with the changes and be able to communicate effectively. We have to think about how sustainable we can be. Brundtland Report said "Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. It contains within it two key concepts: the concept of needs, in particular the essential needs of the world 's poor, to which overriding priority should be given; and the idea of limitations imposed by the state of technology and
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