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2008

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Partnership Lessons From The Global Programme For Health Promotion Effectiveness: A Case Study, Hope Corbin Jan 2008

Partnership Lessons From The Global Programme For Health Promotion Effectiveness: A Case Study, Hope Corbin

Woodring College of Education Faculty Publications

It is an article of faith in health promotion that health challenges cannot be confronted successfully by actors working in isolation. The synergy produced through collaboration is seen as vital. Yet, collaboration is arduous and many collaborations fade before their goals are met. Research is needed to identify factors and processes that promote as well as inhibit the production of synergistic outcomes. To this end, a case study was undertaken of the Global Programme for Health Promotion Effectiveness (GPHPE). The GPHPE reviews and disseminates evidence for the effectiveness of health pro- motion. Interviews with 20 GPHPE participants were conducted, transcribed ...