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Building health promotion capacity action for learning, learning from action by McLean, Scott

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Published by UBC Press in Vancouver .
Written in English



  • Saskatchewan.


  • Health promotion.,
  • Public health.,
  • Health promotion -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Health education -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Promotion de la santé.,
  • Santé publique.,
  • Promotion de la santé -- Saskatchewan.,
  • Éducation sanitaire -- Saskatchewan.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementScott McLean, Joan Feather and David Butler-Jones.
ContributionsFeather, Joan., Butler-Jones, David.
LC ClassificationsRA427.8 .M395 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 140 p. ;
Number of Pages140
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3461425M
ISBN 100774811501
LC Control Number2005415651

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Sustained health promotion requires institutionalizing it. This means ensuring that health promotion is integrated into the building blocks of financial and human resource planning, knowledge management, partnership building, and capacity . Building capacity means developing the qualities and characteristics of the individual, and shap- ing the organizational and social environment within which that indi- vidual will act. This book is based on the experiences of the Building Health Promo- tion Capacity . health promotion sees capacity building as an approach to the development of sustainable skills, organisational structures, resources, and commitment to health improvement in health and other sectors.1,2,5 This is achieved by strengthening and improving our capacity to. The workbook should be seen, not as a textbook on health promotion capacity building, but as a companion to the monograph on the project (McLean et al., ) and in conjunction with other literature on capacity building and population health promotion File Size: KB.

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