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Development of a Conceptual Framework to Support Research on the Role of Healthy Communities Initiatives in the Development of Healthy Public Policy

Jun. 29, 2012 in Public Policy
Few studies have examined how local communities influence the development of healthy public policy and there is a lack of conceptual frameworks to support practice and research in this area. To help to fill these research and practice gaps,...

The State of Knowledge in Research on Healthy Communities Initiatives: An Integrated Approach for Chronic Disease Prevention

Jun. 29, 2012 in Articles
This report is an overview of the state of knowledge provided by studies on chronic disease and by research on Healthy Communities initiatives.

Guide to Planning an Action Strategy for Healthier Public Policy

Jun. 15, 2012 in Public Policy
The strategies and tools put forward in this guide focus on actions designed to help draft and amend public policy to promote health at the local level.

Capacity Building and Community Change

Apr. 18, 2012 in Capacity Building
In a recent conversation, a colleague reported: “Our organization believes that quite enough time and effort has been spent on capacity building. Now we need to get down to work. Communities have built enough capacity. We’r...

The Challenge of Change

Apr. 11, 2012 in Capacity Building