Published: 14 Oct 08
Population Health, Communities & Health Promotion
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Following the process of doing a community based health promotion project, this book shows how to progress from thinking about and assessing the health needs of a community to how to plan, implement, and evaluate a health promotion project for a particular group or population. Using real world case studies and examples, the text provides students with an introduction to community health within a population health and health promotion framework, and explains how these areas work together in practice.
- Written to suit nursing, public health and allied health students.
- Includes case studies and examples from communities in developing and developed countries.
- Does not assume any prior knowledge of research or statistics.
- Experienced author team of researchers, educators and practitioners.
- Keywords explained in margin notes throughout the book.
List of Acronyms
Section I Theory and Concepts
1: Introduction:Population Health and Health Promotion Sansnee Jirojwong & Pranee Liamputtong
2: Primary Health Care and Health Promotion Sansnee Jirojwong & Pranee Liamputtong
Section II Needs Assessment
3: Health Needs Assessment of Communities and Populations Pranee Liamputtong & Sansnee Jirojwong
4: Health of Indigenous Australians and health promotion Janya McCalman, Komla Tsey, Teresa Gibson & Bradley Baird
5: Emerging Population Health Issues and Health Promotion Diane Goldsworthy, Sansnee Jirojwong & Pranee Liamputtong
6: Assessing the Needs of Health Professionals and Stakeholders Omar Ha-Redeye
Section III Planning
7: Project Planning: Projects and Protocals Robert MacLennan
8: Project Planning Using the Precede-Proceed Model Peter Howat, Graham Brown, Sharyn Burns & Alexandra McManus.
9: Planning Human Resources Lee Stewart, Rusieli Taukei, & Kim Usher
10: Planning for Policy Advocacy for Health Promotion Vivian Lin & Prue Bagley
Section IV Implementation
11: Health Promotion: How to Build Community Capacity Glenn Laverack
12: Community Development and Empowerment Komla Tsey
13: Health Promotion and Health Education for a Multicultural Community Myna Hua & Chris Rissel
Section V Evaluation
14: Frameworks of Project Evaluation Margaret Dykeman & Kathleen Cruttenden
15: Levels of Project Evaluation and Evaluation Study Designs David Dunt
Sansnee Jirojwong, Senior Lecturer, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Pranee Liamputtong, School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Australia