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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 ...

A Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Measurement Toolbox

Resources for measuring and monitoring coronary heart disease (CHD). The resources include work undertaken in each PHO, and signposts to other data sources, methods and expertise. South East Public Health Observatory (SEPHO) Heart disease Resources for me ...

A review package for Health Impact Assessment of development projects

Mette Winge Fredsgaar, Ben Cave and Alan Bond, Bencave Associates Health impact assessment, Management Published by Ben Cave Associates, 2009 This review package is intended to enable a commissioner or reviewer of an HIA report to reach an opinion as to t ...

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 ...

Cochrane Summaries

Cochrane Collaboration Plain language, Medical research The Cochrane Summaries website aims to deliver the credible, accessible, and impartial information that patients and carers need to improve understanding and promote shared decision making. Cochrane& ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Creating healthier communities

10.14655/20090019 Lavin, T., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment, Built environment Presentation which considers how HIA can be used as a tool to support healthier communities Knowledge Exchange Health Impact Assessment ...

Delivering Healthy Communities

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) COMMUNITY, DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH, ENVIRONMENT, ENVIRONMENT, LIFESTYLE, NEIGHBOURHOOD, PARTNERSHIP WORKING, SAFETY, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT Published by the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI), June 2009 This document ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Health Impact Assessment

10.14655/20090018 Higgins, C., Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment This presentation provided an overview of Health Impact Assessment Knowledge Exchange Health Impact Assessment http://www.publichealth.ie/files/file/HIA%20Forum% ...

Health Impact Assessment Collating information tool

10.14655/20090027 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment The collating information tool provides a framework for all information gathered as part of the HIA process to be collated. Knowledge Exchange Health Impact Assessment ...

Health Impact Assessment contributing to Healthy Public Policy

10.14655/20090021 Institute of Public Health in Ireland Health Impact Assessment Published by Public Health, April 2009 IPH recently coordinated and was guest editor for a minisymposium on Health Impact Assessment for the journal, Public Health. Three ari ...