Search Resources (English): Health promotion

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Paradigms lost: examining the impact of a shift from health promotion to population health on HIV/AIDS policy and programs in Ca
Examines how, beyond the surface level of language, a shift from health promotion to population health will impact Canadian HIV/AIDS policy and programs.
Published: 1997
Dare to age well: healthy aging
CD collection of publications and photos detailing healthy aging in Canada. Publications are from Health Canada. Photos of seniors "daring to age well" may be used for health promotion purposes.
Published: 2001
How to carry out a community quality of life project: a manual
Provides a population health approach to understanding communities, their strengths and their needs. Presents a process by which community factors that affect quality of life can be identified, an evaluation of the value of the quality of life model developed by the Centre for Health Promotion for considering community needs, and the identification of the strengths and drawbacks to participatory approaches to assessing the quality of life of communities. Based on the experiences of two large community quality of life projects in Toronto, and contains examples from these projects. Emphasizes the social determinants of health and well-being and uses a quality of life model to consider the effects of these determinants. Provides an overview of the community quality of life approach and its guiding principles.
Published: 1998
Healthy women, healthy lives: a guide to preventing disease, from the Landmark Nurses' Health Study
Provides findings from the Nurses's Health Study, incorporated in tips and strategies for women looking to make healthy lifestyle changes.
Published: 2001
Which tips for health really matter?  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39538
Provides a darkly humourous comparison of "personal" health tips with the social determinants of health. (See Details)
Published: 2003
Women's health promotion needs and feasibility study
Examines the feasibility of establishing a Women's Wellness Centre in Whitehorse. Explores what can be done to address some of the needs identified by Yukon women regarding their health. Focuses on services that can be delivered in a community centre environment within the context of existing services and needs.
Published: 1995
Health promotion strategies & methods
Articulates the kep principles and processes of health promotion to enable pactitioners to select, plan and implement effective programs for the promotion of better health for any issue, group or location.
Published: 1999
Women's health in the 21st century
Presents a compilation of abstracts of the 8th International Congress on Women's Health Issues, June 8-10, 1997 at The University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK.
Published: 1997
Health promotion and preventive measures: interpreting messages at midlife
Provides insight into the cultural messages that midlife women receive about preventive health care.
Published: 2001
Health promotion in Canada: a case study  
http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/healthpromotiondevelopment/pube/hprpte.pdf
Demonstrates how and why health promotion has developed in the way that it has in Canada, with particular emphasis on the social and political context. Explores how health promotion emerged, was interpreted and implemented. (See Details)
Published: 1997