Model for Community Environmental Health Literacy in Peatlands: Research & Development Study

Authors

  • Dessyka Febria, Zulfan Saam, Nofrizal, Agrina

Abstract

Environmental health literacy as a combination of the concepts of environmental literacy
and health literacy to develop the skills and competencies needed to understand, evaluate, and
seek and use environmental health information, reduce health risks, improve quality of life and
protect the environment. The development of a model of environmental health literacy in
communities on peatlands using research and development methods. Kcomponents of the
environmental health literacy modelin communities on peatlands: (1) competencies in
environmental health, (2) knowledge about environmental health, especially peatlands and
environmentally based diseases, (3) social consciousness and responsible behavior for
environmental health, (4) mapping for social behavior environmental health, (5) preventive care
action on health and the environment and (6) the context of environmental health literacy
includes health and environmental issues that are related to physical, personal, social, economic,
cultural, religious, educational, political and environmental conditions as well as aims to protect
the environment and improve the quality of life of people on peatlands.

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Published

2020-12-01

How to Cite

Dessyka Febria, Zulfan Saam, Nofrizal, Agrina. (2020). Model for Community Environmental Health Literacy in Peatlands: Research & Development Study. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 8315 - 8329. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2249