Health promotion outcomes

Health promotion outcomes:

Health promotion outcomes are changes to personal characteristics and skills, and/or social norms and actions, and/or organizational practices and public policies which are attributable to a health promotion activity.

Reference: new definition

Health promotion outcomes represent the most immediate results of health promotion activities and are generally directed towards changing modifiable determinants of health. Health promotion outcomes include health literacy, healthy public policy, and community action for health. See also health outcomes and intermediate health outcomes.

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