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, a draft conceptual framework was developed and tested through community case studies of the project Healthy Communities: An Approach to Act on Health Determinants in Canada.

Credit: Victoria Barr, BCHC