Local governance and Health Promotion
- Acknowledge the legal roles of municipalities and health services in health promotion and disease prevention;
– Apply PRECEDE-PROCEED model in the systemic and participatory planning in problem solving in public health.
– Identify and propose health promotion and local development policies through several sectors influencing health determinants;
– Use negotiation strategies to build partnerships and mobilize for Health Promotion;
– Identify critical strategies to assure citizen’s participation;
– Apply community based participatory research methodologies;
– Apply health impact assessment methodology;
– Use of democratic leadership techniques promoting participation and empowerment;
– Develop a framework for good practices;
- Develop an agenda for intersectorial action to solve health problems, including reduction of health inequalities.
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BARRY, M.M. et al. (2012) – Developing competencies and professional standards for health promotion capacity building in Europe. The CompHP project handbooks. Saint Denis: International Union for Health Promotion and Education.
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Previous readings preparing the sessions
Lectures with debate
Group work to apply Problem Based Learning to the development of a project to solve a specific public health problem in a specific context; during these sessions, tutorial methodology is used, allowing learning by research and reflex ion, accordingly to knowledge systematization and synthesis.
Evaluation will be about a proposal for an intervention plan for Health Promotion in a specific geographic context.
The evaluation will be 20% about the individual level and quality of participation in debates and working group, 50% on oral presentation and 30% on written work.
– Municipalities and health promotion: legal framework.
– Partnership between the health sector and municipalities in Health Promotion and disease prevention.
– Diagnosis about needs and potentialities of local organizations in Health Promotion.
– Examples of networks of people and organizations for knowledge sharing and management and development of referential for good practices. Networks of Healthy Cities, Educative Cities, Healthy Schools, Baby Friendly Hospitals.
– Community based participatory research in health promotion. Concept and methodology.
– Participatory planning and sustainability of interventions.
– Apllying the model PRECEDE-PROCEED in systemic and participatory planning to solve a public health problem in a specific context.
Health impact assessment (HIA): concept and methodology.