Health Promotion interventions involve a series of activities whose purpose is neither care nor prevention. They are aimed at enhancing the competences of individuals, groups, organisations and populations so that they may increase their control over and therefore improve their own health factors.
Lifestyles and environments are factors that determine the health conditions of people and collectives. Health Promotion strategies are, as a result, complex and cover everything from health education to the introduction of changes into environments, organisations and regulatory frameworks, with a view to promoting community empowerment and development.
To provide the cross-disciplinary competences necessary to carry out professional measures aimed at developing healthy environments and lifestyles: planning, design, implementation and assessment of health promotion interventions in different settings.
This highly practical and applied academic programme targets professionals from various disciplines (medicine, nursing, psychology, sociology, education, social work, sports...) who are involved in Health Promotion programmes and interventions in different settings: health centres, social services, schools, youth associations, work settings, etc.