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Phc 212 - Concept of Health Education and Promotion

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First meeting:

- Provide information about Childhood Obesity: definition, causes, risks and complications, treatment and prevention goals.

- Encourage parents to model a healthy lifestyle.

- Provide training on how to help parents make lifestyle changes such as having a positive home-prepared mealtime and teach them about smart, healthy grocery shopping and educate parents on not using food as reward for good behavior.

Second meeting:

- Ensure portion sizes are appropriate for age.

- Reduce the consumption of junk food and sugary beverages and replace it with healthy food fruit, vegetables and water.

- Encourage active play and provide time to rest and sleep.

- Describe the correct way of use the scale.

Third meeting:

- Create safe space at home to play and preform active activities.

- Engage in extracurricular activities and provide fun opportunities.

- Reduce sedentary behavior and screen time as much as possible.

3- Implementation phase:

- The program was implemented over a period of 1 month; it was conducted in 3 meetings.

- Each meeting took around 40 minutes to 45 minutes.

- Teaching methods used to implement the program were through small group discussions (2 to 3 families), brainstorming and evidence based demos. Teaching aids were used such as booklets, posters and power point presentation and educational videos, scale.

4- Evaluation phase:

The program results were assessed through post-test. The test was first distributed in the families before the first session, then distributed on them again after the last session.

Session no. (1)




Evaluation methods

-Avoiding/treating obesity especially childhood obesity.

-Getting families to choose a healthy life style for their children.

-Specifying how to obtain the goal of avoiding obesity Explanation of healthy life style.

-Show benefit of a healthy life style.

-Explain ways to live a healthy life style.

Booklet and poster

Feedback and ask questions

-Define Obesity

-List causes and symptoms of childhood obesity.

-List complication and health risks associated with obesity.

-Definition of Obesity.

-Causes of Obesity.

-Symptoms of Obesity.

-Health risks associated with obesity.

Booklet and poster

Question and answers


World Health Organization (June, 2016). Obesity and overweight.

Retrieved from

Mokdad, A. Saudi Health Interview Survey finds high rates of chronic diseases in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Retrieved from


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