LINKING RESEARCH TO HEALTH PROMOTION IN TEXAS COLONIAS
- Cordelia Zvavamwe. Baumgarten, Robin // Sister Namibia;Jun2008, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4
The article discusses the projects of Advanced Community Health Services Namibia (CoHeNa). CoHeNa uses Clinic Health Committees in health facilities which are comprised of community members. With Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), executive director Cordelia Zvavamwe relates that CoHeNa...
- Rural—urban differences in health and health behaviour: A baseline description of a community healthâ€promotion programme for the elderly. Fogelholm, Mikael; Valve, Raisa; Absetz, Pilvikki; Heinonen, Heikki; Uutela, Antti; Patja, Kristiina; Karisto, Antti; Konttinen, Riikka; Mäkelä, Tiina; Nissinen, Aulikki; Jallinoja, Piia; Nummela, Olli; Talja, Martti // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Dec2006, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p632
Study objective: To (1) describe the setting and design of the Good Ageing in Lahti Region (GOAL) programme; (2) by using the baseline results of the GOAL cohort study, to examine whether living in urban, semiâ€urban, or rural communities is related to risk factors for chronic diseases and...
- Health Education--A Bridge to the Community. Conant Jr., Richard K.; Deluca, A. J.; Levin, Lowell S. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep1972, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p1239
A report is presented on a hospital based health education project, including its origin, development, operation and results.
- The Voice of the Community. Lindaman, Francis C.; Costa, Marjorie A. // American Journal of Public Health;Sep1972, Vol. 62 Issue 9, p1245
The authors describe a series of community institutes or seminars in section of New York City. Specific recommendations and caveats are presented on the basis of experience in ghetto communities. Topics dealt with are discussed as are the implications for community health education.
- Using Cooperative Extension Programs for Health Education. Wang, Virginia Li // American Journal of Public Health;Feb1974, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p107
This paper examines the potential of a Cooperative Extension Service to create a new context for the provision of health education services and offers a plan for the use of this potential in the health education of the public.
- Community-wide strategies for cardiovascular health: the Minnesota Heart Health Program youth program. Perry, Cheryl L.; Knut-Inge Klepp; Silers, Cynthia // Health Education Research;Mar1989, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p87
The article presents information on the community-wide strategies to reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD). A study done in three educated communities, is a part of the Minnesota Heart Health Program. Most of the CVD prevention programs among youth have been school-based education programs. The...
- The Public Health Implications of Urban Dogs. Beck, Alan M. // American Journal of Public Health;Dec1975, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p1315
The article discusses the health problems caused by the urban population of pet and stray dogs in the U.S. Diseases and injuries previously associated with occupations involving animal contact are occurring in the general population. As an example, leptospirosis is traditionally listed as a...
- Health promotion and education activities of community pharmacists in Kuwait. // Pharmacy World & Science;Apr2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p146
Objectives To investigate self-reported practice of pharmacists regarding health promotion and education activities, explore the barriers that may limit their involvement in health promotion and education, and identify their willingness to participate in continuing education programs related to...
- Community Health, Community Risks, Community Action. Shea, Steven // American Journal of Public Health;Jun92, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p785
The article presents the editor's introduction of a series of articles on community-based efforts to prevent disease and disability, published in this issue of the journal. To educate individuals and change the social and physical milieu, under a community model of health promotion and disease...