Health promotion

Health promotion

Prairie Region Health Promotion Research Centre

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All women
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
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English
Services Provided: 
Research

Fosters and supportes health promotion research by linking community-based organizations, health promotion practitioners, policy makers and researchers in Saskatchewan, in Canada and internationally.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
306-966-7939
Email Address: 
katriona.mitchell@usask.ca
Fax Number: 
306-966-7920
Tollfree Phone Number: 
800-667-7913
Street Address: 
University of Saskatchewan, Health Sciences Bldg, 107 Wiggins Rd
City: 
Saskatoon
Province: 
Saskatchewan
Postal/ZIP Code: 
S7N 5E5

The use of social science theory to develop health promotion programs

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Author: 
Brian Hyndman
Publisher: 
University of Toronto, Centre for Health Promotion
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Summarizes the paper, "The Use of Social Science Theory to Develop Health Promotion Programs", which is support material for program planners using behaviour change theories to plan health promotion projects. Describes the following theories: Stages of Change theory, Social Learning theory, Community Organization, Diffusion of Innovations theory, Behavioural Community Psychology theory, Social Marketing, Behaviour Change model, Communication-Behaviour Change model 1, Communication-Behaviour Change model 2 and the Unified model. The paper gives example of how the theories were applied to community-based heart health and low birthweight prevention programs in Europe and North America. A model for program planning shows how the theories can be linked into a single framework.

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HEAP.H96 1993

Community health promotion in action

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English
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Ministry of Health Ontario
Publisher: 
Queen's Printer for Ontario
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Presetns a step by step plan for several health promotion programs, including steps for marketing the program and its content.

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HEAP.M56 1993
ISBN 0772968578

A guide for community health promotion planning

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English
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Ontario Ministry of Health, Health Promotion Branch
Publisher: 
Queen's Printer for Ontario
Publication Date: 
1993
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

Provides an overview of key concepts related to health promotion. Defines health and health promotion and discusses why health promotion is a legitimate area for action. Describes a comprehensive plan for community health promotion as well as the local planning process to develop this health promotion system and to stimulate action in community health promotion activities.

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HEAP.H43 1993
ISBN 0772973083

Handbook on using stories in health promotion practice

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English
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Paper
Author: 
Ronald Labonte
Joan Feather
Publisher: 
Minister of Supply and Services
Publication Date: 
1996
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Demonstrates current understanding about how the use of stories can help build a stronger, more effective practice. Shows how story-telling in health promotion is linked with well-established traditions of using narrative to develop knowledge.

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HEAP.L33 1996
ISBN 0662246657

Gender and health: from research to policy. The fifth national health research policy conference proceedings

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English
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Paper
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N/A
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Atlantic Health Promotion Research Centre Dalhousie University and McMaster Research Centre for the Promotion of Women's Health, McMaster University
Publication Date: 
1997
Publication Place: 
Halifax, NS

Provides a compilation of resources including organizations, papers and research on health research policy.

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GEND.G46 1997

Paper tiger or toothless tabby? Regulation of prescription drug promotion in Canada

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English
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Paper
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Barabara Mintzes
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Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Health Policy Research Unit
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Vancouver, BC

Assesses whether current policies to regulate prescription drug promotion in Canada are adequate. Presents a comparative international overview.

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PHAR.M56 1998

Annotated bibliography of social marketing resources: volume 1 (pre - 1994)

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English
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Online
Author: 
Health Canada
Publisher: 
Health Canada
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Provides resources on social marketing in annotated bibliography form. It is divided into three sections: Social Marketing Resources -1994-1997; Social Marketing Resources up to 1997; and Classic Resources in Social Marketing. Each section is further divided into subject headings.

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HEAP.A56 1998

Health in Action

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Families
Youth
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Governmental Body
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Health promotion
Support group/peer support

The Health in Action Project is a partnership project between Wolf Creek Public Schools and Alberta Health Service's Comprehensive School Health Program. Through a comprehensive approach to promoting health and well-being in the development of successful learners, this initiative supports the following aims:
 

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Email Address: 
ahandbury@wolfcreek.ab.ca
Internal Notes : 
Updated December 2011

Centre for Health Promotion

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The Centre for Health Promotion (Dalla Lana School of Public Health , University of Toronto), established in 1989, is a community-academic partnership. The Centre is committed to excellence in education, evaluation and research. In a multi-disciplinary, collaborative context it activates, develops and evaluates innovative health promotion approaches in Canada and abroad. The Centre is an active, high quality, internationally recognized leader in health promotion.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
416-978-2182
Email Address: 
centre.healthpromotion@utoronto.ca
Fax Number: 
416-971-1365
Street Address: 
Health Sciences Building
Addt'l Street Address: 
155 College St, Suite 400
City: 
Toronto
Province: 
Ontario
Postal/ZIP Code: 
M5T 3M7
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Found multiple addresses: -- street: "University of Toronto" -- street2: "100 College St" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M5G 1L5" -- country: "Canada" Found multiple addresses: -- street: "University of Toronto" -- street2: "100 College St" -- city: "Toronto" -- province: "Ontario" -- postalcode: "M5G 1L5" -- country: "Canada"
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