Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potential.

@article{Merzel2003ReconsideringCH,
  title={Reconsidering community-based health promotion: promise, performance, and potential.},
  author={Cheryl R Merzel and Joanna D'Afflitti},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={2003},
  volume={93 4},
  pages={
          557-74
        }
}
Contemporary public health emphasizes a community-based approach to health promotion and disease prevention. The evidence from the past 20 years indicates, however, that many community-based programs have had only modest impact, with the notable exception of a number of HIV prevention programs. To better understand the reasons for these outcomes, we conducted a systematic literature review of 32 community-based prevention programs. Reasons for poor performance include methodological challenges… CONTINUE READING

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