Abstracts: June 2nd, 2004

By Paul Henderson, Sylvia Summer, Contin You and Thara Raj.This is an introductory on-line training course for workers from a variety of backgrounds including health, local authority and the voluntary sector. It aims to improve knowledge and skills in the different approaches to community development and engagement in order to improve health and reduce health inequalities in local communities. The course book includes a full learner’s guide, background reading materials and tutor’s notes.

Published by the Health Development Agency 2004. The Agency is the national authority providing information on what works to improve people’s health and reduce health inequalities in England.

The course is available at: http://www.hda.nhs.uk/Documents/developing_healthier_communities.pdf