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Effective Partnership in Community-Based Health Promotion

Please take some time to read this paper Estacio, E. V., Oliver, M., Downing, B., Kurth, J., & Protheroe, J. (2017). Effective partnership in community-based health promotion: Lessons from the health literacy partnership. International journal of environmental research and public health, 14(12), 1550. published by Prof. Estacio. You can also use the link below to read the article.

This article discusses the key elements of establishing partnership through a case study with the Health Literacy Partnership in Stoke-on-Trent, UK in developing the health literacy strategy in the area. The methods provided in this article gives insight into effective and collaborative working in community-based health promotion.

Please check on Table 1. and Table 2, the Summary of key health literacy activities and initiatives in Stoke-on-Trent. These activities give the framework of how they design community-based partnerships. Next, the article continues to discuss communication strategy and networking building.

In conclusion, the article emphasized that partnership requires a shared vision, mutual trust, respect, and also open to communication. And it gives the success element of partnership building. This is a good project to study. What do you think is working well in this project? While building a partnership with a shared vision is not an easy task, the article does not specify the most difficulties they are facing with. What do you think the most challenge that this project faced?

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