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Evaluating Health PromotionPractice and Methods$
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Margaret Thorogood and Yolande Coombes

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9780199569298

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.001.0001

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Introduction

Introduction

Chapter:
(p.3) Chapter 1 Introduction
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Evaluating Health Promotion
Author(s):

Yolande Coombes

Margaret Thorogood

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569298.003.0001

This introductory chapter begins with brief descriptions of the 1st, 2nd and current edition of this book. An overview of the subsequent chapters is then presented covering the following themes: the scope of health promotion activities, measurement issues in health promotion, factors influencing the internal and external validity of interventions, and ethics and advocacy.

Keywords:   health promotion, public health, interventions, health evaluation

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