Competing health needs of diverse populations and ever shrinking resources available to support these needs often serve as the impetus for the initiation of advocacy efforts to improve community health. However, perceptions of what constitutes a community differ, as do approaches to advocacy itself. This glossary addresses five key questions: (1) What is advocacy?; (2) … Continue reading Comunity health advocacy.
An interesting paper on Community Development and Health that includes sections on: Why health matters How community development promotes better health and addresses health inequalities Facilitating communities to work for changes towards greater health equality The current health policy context Further reading and useful contacts Read Paper Here
The courses are designed to be taken at your own pace, they target everything from poverty to Ebola outbreaks. From talks to doing an online course you are able to grow your mind using this interactive tool online. There is also a chance to explore other sites as this site provides an umbrella for other sites. Click … Continue reading World bank groups, “Open learning campus”
Family Planning works to motivate awareness and action so that all people can enjoy sexual and reproductive rights. It does this by being a strong advocate on international population and development issues, both in New Zealand and across the world. Visit Website
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An organisation who's aim is to produce and collect sound evidence to enable policy makers and communities to contribute to a Smokefree New Zealand. Visit Website
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zivzj16g-hY The Leprosy Mission New Zealand is a Christian development organisation that works with leprosy-affected families and their communities. About: Established in 1912, we are one of the oldest and most trusted charities in New Zealand. We are part of the Leprosy Mission International, a leading Christian development organisation that has a presence in over … Continue reading The Leprosy Mission New Zealand