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Advocating for community health promotion

the class is Health Education Activity 1: Advocating for community health promotion needs Teams work together to decide how to advocate for community health promotion based on the communities they selected for their projects. Focus on the community and needs identified in the assessment. Who are the stakeholders? How does the advocate focus on the needs while including the stakeholders?

Read Promoting Health: Advocacy Guide for Health Professionals

Investigate: What is a Health Advocate and what do they do?

Study: National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Code of Ethics

Activity 2: Advocacy Plan

Use the 10 step Advocacy Framework in the Advocacy guide to develop a plan for a healthcare issue:

Taking action

Selecting your issue

Understanding your political context

Building your evidence base

Engaging others;

Elaborating strategic plans

Communicating messages and implementing plans

Seizing opportunities

Being accountable

Catalysing health development

Activity 3: Project Assignment: Time to put it all together