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Health Promotion at the Community Level By Neil Bracht

Health Promotion at the Community Level
by Neil Bracht

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Health Promotion at the Community Level: New Advances by Neil Bracht

Like the First Edition, this book serves as a guide to the science and art of

community health promotion. The last decade of research and development has

considerably advanced the science of achieving and maintaining health. In this new edition,international contributors share their experiences and expertise about diverse health promotion and point out areas needing adjustment in community implementation, both on an international and domestic level.

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Health Promotion at the Community Level Reviews


"This volume offers substantial help to those interested in the community approach to health promotion. It reflects the considerable knowledge gained in the past 10 years. It outlines principles and practical advice concerning important aspects of organizing for community wide health promotion. This new edition makes a valuable contribution to the field."

-- Lester Breslow, MD, M.P.H.

Table of Contents


PART ONE: ADVANCES IN THEORY AND PRACTICE OF COMMUNITY HEALTH PROMOTION Health Promotion at the Community-Wide Level - Maurice Mittelmark Lessons from Diverse Perspectives Social Change Theory - Beti Thompson Applications to Community Health Assessing Community Needs, Resources and Readiness - Christopher Rissel and Neil Bracht Building on Strengths A Five-Stage Community Organization Model for Health Promotion - Neil Bracht, Lee Kingsbury and Christopher Rissel Empowerment and Partnership Strategies Mass Media and Health Promotion - John Finnegan Lessons Learned with Implications for Public Health Campaigns Evaluating Health Promotion Programs - Phyllis Pirie Basic Questions and Approaches PART TWO: CROSS-NATIONAL EXPERIENCES: ISSUES IN DEVELOPING AND SUSTAINING COMMUNITY HEALTH PROGRAMS Durability of Community Intervention Programs - Beti Thompson Definitions, Empirical Studies and Strategic Planning Maintaining Preventive Health Efforts in Developing Countries - Knut-Inge Klepp AIDS in Africa Asian and Western Pacific Approaches to Health Promotion - Bridget Hsu-Hage Current Opportunities and Programs Health Promotion Developments in the Nordic and Related Countries - John Gunnar Maeland Health and Health Promotion in Latin America - Abel Arvisu Whittemore and Janet R Buelow Emerging Public and Private Health Sector Partnerships - Lee Kingsbury Selected USA Experiences

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GOR005595129
Health Promotion at the Community Level: New Advances by Neil Bracht
Neil Bracht
Used - Good
Paperback
SAGE Publications Inc
1999-01-20
296
0761913041
9780761913047
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