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The settings-based approach to health promotion : [publication] : an international working conference [held on 17-20 November 1993] in collaboration with the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe : conference report /

by Great Britain. National Health Service Executive.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hertfordshire : Hertfordshire Health Promotion, 1995, cop. 1995Description: 43 p. : ill. ; 30 cm + 2 p.MeSH subject(s): Health Promotion | Community Networks | Prisons | Workplace | Schools | Hospitals | Community Networks -- organization & administration | Health Promotion -- organization & administration | Great Britain | CongressesPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: ProceedingsSummary: The development of the settings approach at the World health Organisation (WHO) is part of the process of developing the public health of the 21st century. It is a joint effort between international organisations such as the WHO, non governmental organisations with an interest in health, health professionals with a commitment to public health and many partners outside of the health sector, who have an understanding of the social factors that influence health. The settings approach revisits the concept of intersectoriality and many of its basic principles come from modern management theories and approaches. It is a very practical way of attempting to apply the breadth of knowledge about population health, health behaviours and determinants of health together with the knowledge of social systems and how they fucntion; it is both multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial.
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The development of the settings approach at the World health Organisation (WHO) is part of the process of developing the public health of the 21st century. It is a joint effort between international organisations such as the WHO, non governmental organisations with an interest in health, health professionals with a commitment to public health and many partners outside of the health sector, who have an understanding of the social factors that influence health. The settings approach revisits the concept of intersectoriality and many of its basic principles come from modern management theories and approaches. It is a very practical way of attempting to apply the breadth of knowledge about population health, health behaviours and determinants of health together with the knowledge of social systems and how they fucntion; it is both multidisciplinary and multi-sectorial.