There are many reasons to appreciate health when we have it. There are also many reasons why we should protect and/or improve our health, and try to gain a better understanding of it.
Do you know how advanced your health literacy might be?
Wikipedia - Health literacy
World Health Organisation - Health literacy and health behaviour
The health of people has much to do with the health policies of the governments under which they live and work. It relates partly to the educational tasks of health promotion, but also to the willingness of individuals to choose healthy ways of life.
Wikipedia - Health policy
Australian Institute for Health Policy Studies
Australian Policy Online - Health policy in Australia
Health Informatics Society of Australia - Australian health policy news
Menzies Centre for Health Policy
Wikipedia - Health promotion
Australian Health Promotion Association
World Health Organisation - Health promotion
Australian Government - Health promotion initiatives
There are many organisations involved in the areas of health promotion, health policy and health literacy. You may be involved in one or more of them. Why, then, do so many people live in ways that are detrimental to their health?