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Capacity building to improve health: a health promotion perspective Volume 11 Issue 3

Shelley Bowen

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(3) 28 - 29 Published: 2000

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Shelley Bowen


Building capacity to improve health is an important element of effective public health practice. Emerging theory in health promotion sees capacity building as an approach to the development of sustainable skills, organisational structures, resources, and commitment to health improvement in health and other sectors.