Health Promotion Interventions: Lessons from the Transfer of Good Practices in CHRODIS-PLUS

Andrew F R Barnfield, Nella Savolainen, Anne Lounamaa

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Abstract

Health promotion and disease prevention often take the form of population- and individual-based interventions that aim to reduce the burden of disease and associated risk factors. There is a wealth of programs, policies, and procedures that have been proven to work in a specific context with potential to improve the lives and quality of life for many people. However, the challenge facing health promotion is how to transfer recognized good practices from one context to another. We present findings from the use of the implementation framework developed in the Joint Action project CHRODIS-PLUS to support the transfer of health promotion interventions for children’s health and older adults identified previously as good practices. We explore the contextual success factors and barriers in the use of an implementation framework in local contexts and the protocol for supporting the implementation. The paper concludes by discussing the key learning points and the development of the next steps for successful transfer of health promotion interventions.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1281
Number of pages14
JournalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Volume17
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 17 Feb 2020

Structured keywords

  • SPS Centre for Urban and Public Policy Research

Keywords

  • health promotion
  • disease prevention
  • intervention
  • implementation
  • good practice
  • children
  • adults
  • transfer

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