Health Promotion at the Community Level: New Advances

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Neil F. Bracht
SAGE Publications, 1999 - Medical - 275 pages
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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.

  

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Contents

Community Development Approaches
18
Respecting Diversity
26
Methods
48
Discussion
56
Components of Community Analysis
64
Key Community Sectors Leaders
70
LongTerm Durability of the Program
78
Community Organization
84
Applying Strategic Planning Methods
147
Summary
154
HIVAIDS Prevention Efforts in Arusha and Kilimanjaro
160
Lessons Learned and Future Challenges
172
Current Opportunities and Programs
175
Health Promotion Research
184
Developments in Health Promotion
190
Challenges for Health Promotion in a LateModern Society
196

Overall Challenges to Community Organization
103
Lessons Learned
119
The Future
125
Issues Specific to the Evaluation of Community Programs
132
Definitions of Durability
139
Issues Affecting Health Promotion
204
There Are No 10 Steps to Success
225
Index
257
About the Editor
269
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