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People-centred public health

Author: Jane South; Judy White, (Lecturer in health promotion); Mark Gamsu
Publisher: Bristol : The Policy Press, 2013.
Series: Evidence for public health practice series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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People-centred public health provides a comprehensive and accessible overview of policy, practice and research in how members of the public can be involved in delivering health improvement as volunteers or lay health workers, drawing on a major study of lay engagement in public health, and using case studies and real life examples.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
South, Jane.
People-centred public health.
Bristol : Policy, 2013
(OCoLC)809563248
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane South; Judy White, (Lecturer in health promotion); Mark Gamsu
ISBN: 9781447305323 1447305329 9781447307808 1447307801
OCLC Number: 823389660
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 215 pages) : illustrations
Contents: One. Introduction --
Two. The policy context --
Three. Lay health workers in practice --
Four. Benefits and value --
Five. The lay perspective --
Six. Walking for Health --
a case study --
Seven. Sexual health outreach --
a case study --
Eight. Community Health Educators --
a case study --
Nine. Citizen involvement in neighbourhood health --
a case study --
Ten. Commissioning and delivery --
Eleven. Dispelling the myths --
Twelve. Future directions.
Series Title: Evidence for public health practice series.
Responsibility: Jane South, Judy White and Mark Gamsu.

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"Acknowledging citizens are part of the solution, not the problem, could lead to a 21st century flourishing of Public Health as important as the first one in the 19th century." Trevor Hopkins, Asset Read more...

 
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