New Course: Health Promotion Essentials


15 May 2024

Public Health Ontario (PHO) has a variety of Health Promotion education resources designed for different health professionals available on our website.

In order to better support those seeking education on Health Promotions, we are pleased to announce the release of a new Health Promotion Essentials online course.

This new course, intended for health promoters, and other relevant health professionals working in public health, community health, and at the local, provincial, and national levels, aims to build awareness of the value of health promotion and how it can contribute to the health of the people in Ontario, and increase the understanding of foundational concepts and values of health promotion.

Easily accessible via PHO’s LMS website, and takes approximately 2 to 2.5 hours to complete.

What you will learn
After completing Health Promotion Essentials, individuals will have a greater knowledge and understanding of:

  • health promotion foundational concepts
  • the value of health promotion
  • how health promotion can contribute to the health of people in Ontario

We hope that this course will inspire individuals to achieve the goals of health promotion and develop health promotion strategies, initiatives, programs, policies and services to improve the social conditions that impact health.

Check out this video for more information.

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Published 15 May 2024