legendary journey of the ottawa charter
Posted in health promotion

The legendary journey of the Ottawa Charter

Above are logos of the global health promotion conferences held in different cities in the world since 1986. Thirty years have passed since its inception in 1986. As its name implies, the first one was launched in Ottawa, Canada. This post sails through to peer back into the Charter’s legendary…

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social norms
Posted in Behavioral theories message framing

How social norms shape our behavior – I

You must have been into a library; you stay silent. That is a classic social norm example. Another common one is littering. As we all know social norms can either be socially desirable or socially undesirable. Every day we adhere to social norms that are an array of unwritten sets…

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