Promoting Health at the Community Level

Promoting Health at the Community Level

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Promoting Health at the Community Level is the first book to provide a systematic examination of community-based health promotion. Edited by Doug Easterling, Kaia Gallagher, and Dora Lodwick, this innovative text uses seven case studies to evaluate community-driven health promotion and present promising strategies for initiating and sustaining community-based efforts. Individual chapters describe real-world, multi-site health initiatives and summarize their evaluation outcomes. Offering unique lessons for community-based coalitions and supportive organizations, Promoting Health at the Community Level will also inspire academics and students to further explore this innovative approach to health promotion and disease prevention.Principal areas where outcomes are of interest include volunteers, services, and clients. Volunteers Across VRSI, 29 reporting programs were supported by the efforts of more than 2, 000 volunteers. Over the 3 years of the VRSI projects, anbsp;...

Title:Promoting Health at the Community Level
Author:Doug Easterling, Kaia Gallagher, Dora Lodwick
Publisher:SAGE Publications - 2003-05-28


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