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Table of Contents

SECTION 1: THE SEARCH FOR HEALTH NEEDS

Section Introduction

1 Health Needs Assessments

2 Partnership Working: The Key to Public Health

SECTION 2: THE STIMULATION OF AWARENESS OF HEALTH NEEDS

Section Introduction

3 Collaborating for Health

4 Parenting and Family Support: A Public Health Issue

5 Community Development as a Public Health Function

6 Complex Community-based Initiatives

SECTION 3: THE INFLUENCE ON POLICIES AFFECTING HEALTH

Section Introduction

7 Planning Public Health Strategies

8 Understanding Effectiveness for Service Planning

9 Public Health and Health Promotion

SECTION 4: THE FACILITATION OF HEALTH-ENHANCING ACTIVITIES

Section Introduction

10 Breastfeeding and Public Health

11 Safeguarding Children: A Public Health Imperative

12 Leadership through Alongsideness

13 Quality in a Public Health Service: The 3-5-7 Model

14 Immunization: Ethics, Effectiveness, Organization

INDEX

Details

No. of pages:
400
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
eBook ISBN:
9780702037450
Print ISBN:
9780702028083

About the editor

Sarah Cowley

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Community Practice Development, Public Health and Health Services Research Section, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King's College, London, UK