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Health gain

Health gain:

Health gain is a way to express improved health outcomes. It can be used to reflect the relative advantage of one form of health intervention over another in producing the greatest health gain.

Reference: new definition

The Jakarta Declaration indicates that health promotion “acts on the determinants of health to create the greatest health gain for people.”

See also health outcome and intermediate health outcomes

Source: Health Promotion Glossary (1998), WHO/HPR/HEP/98.1