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The Community Health Promotion Handbook: Action Guides to Improve Community Health


Description

The Community Health Promotion Handbook is an evidence-based tool that includes five action guides. Each action guide translates a specific recommendation from The Guide to Community Preventive Services (Community Guide) into “how to” guidance to help public health practitioners and others interested in promoting health implement effective community-level health promotion strategies. The topics covered are diabetes management, physical activity, and tobacco-use treatment.

Each action guide contains:
  • Overview of the recommendation and supporting evidence
  • Links to tools and resources for planning and implementation
  • Tips for implementation and overcoming potential obstacles
  • Suggested resource needs
  • Questions and potential data sources for evaluation planning

Developer

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Partnership for Prevention

Funding Sources

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion


QualityTool Topic

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History

  • Release Date: 04/2008
  • Original Summary: 08/2010
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Last updated: October 13, 2010.