Settings for health promotion: an analytic framework to guide intervention design and implementation.

@article{Poland2009SettingsFH,
  title={Settings for health promotion: an analytic framework to guide intervention design and implementation.},
  author={Blake D Poland and Gene Krupa and Douglas S McCall},
  journal={Health promotion practice},
  year={2009},
  volume={10 4},
  pages={505-16}
}
Taking a settings approach to health promotion means addressing the contexts within which people live, work, and play and making these the object of inquiry and intervention as well as the needs and capacities of people to be found in different settings. This approach can increase the likelihood of success because it offers opportunities to situate practice in its context. Members of the setting can optimize interventions for specific contextual contingencies, target crucial factors in the… CONTINUE READING

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