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Development of a community health promotion center based on the World Health Organization's Ottawa Charter health promotion strategies



Development of a community health promotion center based on the World Health Organization's Ottawa Charter health promotion strategies



Japan Journal of Nursing Science 6(2): 83-90



To describe the development process of nursing school-led community health promotion centers (CHPC) to improve the health of the surrounding communities. This study design was a research and development study. (i) Assessment of health needs by interviewing 359 people in the community to select health programs for the community health promotion center. (ii) Five health promotion strategies from the Ottawa Charter were applied to develop the community health promotion center for a city community. (i) The people in the community had higher socioeconomic status levels and better health behaviors compared to the general Korean population, and they also listed chronic health problem management as their first priority health service. (ii) Development of the community health promotion center was done based on the five World Health Organization's Ottawa Charter Health Promotion Strategies: build healthy public policy, create supportive environments, strengthen community actions, develop personal skills, and reorient health services. The present study showed that the WHO's five Ottawa Charter Health Promotion Strategies were useful for developing health promotion centers in the community.

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PMID: 20021577

DOI: 10.1111/j.1742-7924.2009.00125.x


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