Über den Autor
Louise Potvin has a doctorate in Public Health. She is professor at the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universite de Montreal and researcher at the Interdisciplinary Health Research Group. She holds the CHSRF/CIHR Chair on Community Approaches and Health Inequalities, which aims at documenting how public health interventions in support of local social development contribute to the reduction of health inequalities in urban settings. Her main research interests are the evaluation of community health promotion program and how local social environments are conducive of health. She was a member of the WHO Working Group on the evaluation of health promotion.
Chapter 1: Introduction.-
Section 1: Health Promotion Evaluation in the Americas.Chapter 2: Health Promotion in the Americas: Divergent and Common Ground.-Chapter 3: Practical Dilemmas for Health Promotion Evaluation.-
Section 2: Issues in Health Promotion Evaluation: Fitting Evaluation Practice to Health Promotion.Chapter 4: Developing Evaluation Questions: Beyond the Technical Issues.-Chapter 5: There is More to Methodology than Method.-Chapter 6: A Realist Approach to the Systematic Review.-Chapter 7: From Knowledge to Action: Challenges and Opportunities for Increasing the Use of Evaluation in Health Promotion Policies and Practices.-
Section 3: Aligning Evaluation with Health Promotion Principles: Experiences from the Americas.Chapter 8: Figurative Thinking and Models: Tools for Participatory Evaluation.-Chapter 9: Dilemmas in Health Promotion Evaluation: Participation and Empowerment.-Chapter 10: Formative Evaluation and Community Empowerment among American Indian/ Alaska Natives.-Chapter 11: Intersectoral Approaches to Health Promotion in Cities.-Chapter 12: The Participatory Evaluation of Healthy Municipalities, Cities and Communities Initiatives in the Americas.-Chapter 13: Evaluating Health Promotion in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: An Integrated Local Development Project.-Chapter 14: Multi-Strategy in the Evaluation of Health Promotion Community Interventions: an indicator of quality.-Chapter 15: The Contribution of a Systematization Evaluative Approach to Implement a Health Promotion Project in Capela do Socorro, Sao Paulo, Brazil.-Chapter 16: Issues in Evaluating Equity.-Chapter 17: Context as a Fundamental Dimension of Health Promotion Evaluation.-Chapter 18: Conclusion