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    Assessment, planning, and evaluation of health promotion programs: "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

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    Relate the following famous quote to assessment, planning, and evaluation of health promotion programs:
    "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

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    Can you please help with this discussion?
    Relate the following famous quote to assessment, planning, and evaluation of health promotion programs:
    "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."

    "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" was a famous quote by George Santayana in his book, The life of reason, Volume I, written in 1905. Often this quote is tied to historical events especially when it comes to war. Do we remember if we remember the time that the British once tried to occupy Iraq one hundred years ago to promote Western-style government and yet today, the past seems to be again repeating? Often, you may hear the statement within our own close circles, "we tried this last year and it didn't work, doesn't anyone remember?"
    To take these serious and not so serious examples and apply them to healthcare can perhaps not be so simplistic, yet Florence Nightingale promoting areas of service that still seem to elude the advanced medical ...

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    Assessment, planning and evaluation of health promotion programs are examined.

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