Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness in Health Promotion: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness in Health Promotion

1st Edition

Edited by John Kenneth Davies, Gordon MacDonald, Gordon Macdonald

Routledge

240 pages

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Description

Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness is unique in bringing together, for the first time, the critical concepts of quality assurance and effectiveness in relation to health promotion and research.

Contributions from leading health promotion specialists around the world discuss how best to push forward evidence of the value of health promotion as an effective investment strategy. They examine particular examples of health promotion interventions, focusing on both practical suggestions and the concepts underlying them.

Contributions are divided into three core sections:

* the examination of effectiveness studies through the application of different evaluation methodologies

* practice-based quality assurance programmes

* the examination of examples of health promotion interventions

Quality, Evidence and Effectiveness will be invaluable to students, researchers and policy-makers in health promotion and all professionals who are committed to the effective and efficient delivery of New Public Health.

Reviews

'Should a future edition of this valuable work complete this shift, I will be among the first to buy it.' - Andrew Booth, Health Matters Issue 36 Spring 1999

About the Editors

John Kenneth Davies is Senior Lecturer in Health Promotion at the University of Brighton; Gordon MacDonald is Professor of Health Promotion Policy and Development at the University of Glamorgan.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA000000
HEALTH & FITNESS / General