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Learning from Conflict

Hart, L. B. Training, Communication, Major causes of conflict Learning From Conflict offers ready-to-use, fully reproducible activities for training in recognizing and resolving the major causes of conflict. The structure of the book is derived from Dr. H ...

Knowledge Networks and Communities of Practice

Allee, V Knowledge management initiatives Knowledge and learning have become the new strategic imperative of organizations. Recent surveys by The Conference Board and the American Management Association show that at least one-half of U.S. companies, and u ...

Improving the Reporting of Public Intervention Research: Advancing Trend and Consort

Armstrong, R., Waters, E., Moore, L., Riggs, E., Cuervo, L.G., Lumbiganon, P., and Hawe, P DECISION MAKING, EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE, PUBLIC HEALTH Evidence-based public health decision-making depends on high quality and transparent accounts of what interv ...

Health Impact Assessment Gateway

West Midlands public Health Observatory on behalf of APHO Access to HIA related information resources The Health Impact Assessment Gateway (HIA Gateway) is a central database providing access to International HIA related information resources. This resour ...

Health Impact Assessment of Traffic and Transport in Ballyfermot

Eastern Regional Health Authority Health Impact Assessment Steering a Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to Fruition' 6th UK and Ireland HIA Conference, Birmingham. This resource is part of the Public Health Advocacy Website Collection. Health Inequaliti ...

How to Change Practice: Understand, identify and Overcome barriers to change

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) Patient care This guide aims to improve patient care by giving practical advice on how to encourage healthcare professionals and managers to change their practice in line with the latest guidanc ...

Equity Focused HIA: Working Collaboratively to Develop a Strategic Framework

HIA Connect Health Impact Assessment Equity-focused health impact assessment (EFHIA) uses the health impact assessment process (Harris et al. 2007) to firstly determine the potential differential and distributional impacts of a policy, program or project ...

Guide to Implementing Local environmental Action Programs in Central and Eastern Europe

Markowitz, P Local Environmental Action Programs(LEAPs) Local Environmental Action Programs(LEAPs) hold enormous promise for helping to solve environmental problems at the local level in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). LEAPs involve developing a communi ...

Getting Evidence into Practice in Public Health, Health Development Agency.

Kelly, M. P., Speller, V., and Meyrick, J EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE, PUBLIC HEALTH This publication describes how the Health Development Agency (HDA) has established systems and protocols to develop the evidence base in public health and to produce guidance ...

Developing Healthier Communities

Henderson, P., Summer, S., and Raj, T COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, HEALTH INEQUALITIES, TRAINING, VOLUNTARY SECTOR An introductory training course for workers from a variety of backgrounds including health, local authority and the voluntary sector. It aims to i ...

Developing Advocacy Strategy

The Democracy Centre ADVOCACY, LOBBYING, STRATEGY Developing Advocacy Strategy is an excerpt from ‘The Democracy Owners Manual’. It outlines the necessity of having a strategy, a clear vision of where you are, where you want to go and a plausible plan of ...

Communities of Practice: A Brief Introduction

Wenger, E Learning, Education, Knowledge Communities of practice are formed by people who engage in a process of collective learning in a shared domain of human endeavor: a tribe learning to survive, a band of artists seeking new forms of expression, a gr ...

Communicating about Risk to Public Health: Pointers to Good Practice

Department of Health BEST PRACTICE, COMMUNICATION, DECISION MAKING, PUBLIC HEALTH Communicating about risks to public health can be of vital importance in many different contexts, in government, the NHS, local authorities, and the private and voluntary se ...

Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook

Chrislip, D. COMMUNITY, PARTNERSHIP WORKING The Collaborative Leadership Fieldbook offers nonprofit practitioners, community leaders, and public officials a practical, hands-on resource. It presents the tools needed for applying the lessons learned, power ...

Collaborative Work in Public Health? Reflections on the Experience of Public Health Networks

Mallinson, S., Popay, J., and Kowarzik, U. AIDS, BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH, HIV INFECTION, PUBLIC HEALTH, SOCIAL POLICY This paper aims to stimulate critical reflection and debate on the future development of multidisciplinary and collaborative public health prac ...

Campaigning Handbook: Directory of Social Change

Lattimer, M. COMMUNICATION, FINANCE, HUMAN RIGHTS, LAW, LOBBYING, POLITICS, SOCIETY Written for pressure groups, charities and social activists, this book covers the skills of modern campaigning. In this edition there are new sections on the Human Rights ...

Celebrities as Health Educators: Media Advocacy Guidelines

Baker er al. ADVOCACY, HEALTH EDUCATION, MASS MEDIA This report suggests that celebrities could serve as messengers of the importance of health due to mass media exposure. It uses as an example the voluntary efforts by Magic Johnson to champion the AIDS p ...

100 Banned Words

Local Government Associalion (LGA) Communication, English, Language National Plain English Day was 11 December 2007. To mark the occasion, the Local Government Association (LGA) published a list of 100 words that public bodies should not use if they want ...

Health Impact Assessment- A practical guidance manual

Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This document describes Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and the steps involved in HIA.  It gives advice based on the experience of HIA practitioners and provides tools to help carry out these s ...

Health Impact Assessment Guidance (2006)

Metcalfe, O., Higgins, C., Doyle, C., Institute of Public Health in Ireland; McDowell, S., Investing for Health Team, Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety Health Impact Assessment This document describes Health Impact Assessment (HIA) a ...