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

Health Promotion at the Community Level

New Advances

Paperback Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9780761913047
Number Of Pages: 296

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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.

"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.

Advances in Theory and Practice of Community Health Promotion
Health Promotion at the Community-Wide Level
Lessons from Diverse Perspectives
Social Change Theory
Applications to Community Health
Assessing Community Needs, Resources and Readiness
Building on Strengths
A Five-Stage Community Organization Model for Health Promotion
Empowerment and Partnership Strategies
Mass Media and Health Promotion
Lessons Learned with Implications for Public Health Campaigns
Evaluating Health Promotion Programs
Basic Questions and Approaches
Cross-National Experiences: Issues in Developing and Sustaining Community Health Programs
Durability of Community Intervention Programs
Definitions, Empirical Studies and Strategic Planning
Maintaining Preventive Health Efforts in Developing Countries
AIDS in Africa
Asian and Western Pacific Approaches to Health Promotion
Current Opportunities and Programs
Health Promotion Developments in the Nordic and Related Countries
Health and Health Promotion in Latin America
Emerging Public and Private Health Sector Partnerships
Selected USA Experiences
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ISBN: 9780761913047
ISBN-10: 0761913041
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st January 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.83  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.58
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised