The Health Promotion Program at Kaneohe Bay embodies seven key elements made available to the base community through educational sessions and materials. The elements include tobacco use prevention and cessation, physical activity, injury prevention, nutrition education, weight management, chronic disease prevention, and sexual health and responsibility.
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Seven Key Elements
Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation
Tobacco cessation classes are held every Tuesday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. The classes are conducted by a registered nurse and take place on the second deck of the Branch Medical Clinic. There are four classes in a session and each monthly session begins on the first Tuesday of the month. The classes are open to all active duty, retired military and their dependents and are a free service. For more information regarding the workshop, please contact Health Promotions at (808) 254-7636
The benefits of regular exercise have been scientifically proven to be beneficial to personal health. This program illustrates how to improve personal performance and support unit readiness.
One of the keys to staying healthy is staying injury free. This program provides valuable information and preventative measures for reducing the chances of injury.
Nutrition Education and Dietary Supplements
A key element of a healthy lifestyle is what you feed your body. This program focuses on general nutrition and the use of dietary supplements.
Maintaining optimal health starts with healthy weight management. This program focuses on awareness, education and resources to establish and maintain optimal body composition standards.
Chronic Disease Prevention
Chronic diseases like hypertension, heart disease, cancer, and diabetes can be devastating. This program provides education and awareness on risk factor identification, screenings, and management of these types of chronic diseases.
Sexual Health and Responsibility
STD/HIV and other sexually transmitted infections are serious health problems. Sexual health includes the understanding of sexuality and healthy sexual relationships, sexually transmitted infections, and family planning.