Definition of health education in English:

health education


mass noun
  • Education that promotes an understanding of how to maintain personal health.

    ‘health education for teens’
    • ‘Comprehensive school health education is designed to motivate and assist students to maintain and improve their health, prevent disease, and reduce health-related risk behaviours.’
    • ‘The board is to consider the need for effective health education programmes to prevent infection.’
    • ‘Few school systems have ever truly implemented comprehensive health education.’
    • ‘Medical experts suggest improving health education and treatment models for diabetes patients because sufferers usually have other complications.’
    • ‘The charity plays a leading role in funding health education and providing life-saving cardiac equipment and support for rehabilitation and patient care.’
    • ‘We would strongly advise appropriate health education for the public about the risk of breast cancer.’
    • ‘She is in need of health education materials.’
    • ‘Accurate information concerning HPV and cervical cancer is not being stressed in health education programs.’
    • ‘Public health education also plays a significant long-term role in affecting demand for healthcare through various health awareness strategies.’
    • ‘The volunteers are trained in community-based first aid, which focuses on basic health education and fighting disease.’