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Health Promotion Practice

by Liza Cragg, Will Nutland

Health Promotion Practice Synopsis

This fully revised public health text offers students and practitioners a grounding in the practice of health promotion and introduces a range of methods that are used in health promotion practice. It also helps to develop skills needed to do health promotion in a range of settings, including project management, partnership working, needs assessment and evaluation. Whether the public health intervention is through face to face contact with individuals, or community based or involves strategic policy development this book now also explores recent developments in social media and web based health promotion interventions.This second edition: provides practical guidance and tools for planning, delivering and evaluating health promotiongives greater emphasis to upstream health promotion interventions, including Healthy Public Policy and health advocacyincludes activities to help you make applications to your own study or practice of health promotion Health Promotion Practice, 2nd Edition is an ideal resource for students of public health and health policy, public health practitioners and policy makers.Understanding Public Health is an innovative series published by Open University Press in collaboration with the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, where it is used as a key learning resource for postgraduate programmes. It provides self-directed learning covering the major issues in public health affecting low, middle and high income countries.Series Editors: Rosalind Plowman and Nicki Thorogood.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780335264063
Publication date: 16th May 2015
Author: Liza Cragg, Will Nutland
Publisher: Open University Press
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 248 pages
Categories: Public health & preventive medicine,

About Liza Cragg, Will Nutland

Will Nutland is a Research Fellow and tutor on the MSc in Health Promotion at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. He was formerly head of health promotion at the UK's Terrence Higgins Trust and a senior public health strategist for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. Liza Cragg is a freelance consultant specializing in international health. She contributes to courses and teaching at the London School of Health & Tropical Medicine, UK, and led the update of Health Promotion Theory 2e, also published by Open University Press (2013).

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