Resource Guide: Health

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. Resource Guide: HealthOn 1 Jun 2001 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. This weeks resource guideThe Health Development Agency www.hda-online.org.ukA special health authority aiming to improve the health of people inEngland, replaced the Health Education Authority in 2000. A typically unexciting looking government website, but straightforward touse and contains easy-to-digest information. Includes useful details ofconferences, events and other related websites that could prove invaluable. The Healthy Way www.healthy-way.orgAn online resource for professionals working within the health promotionfield. Includes health training materials in four languages, including English,and lists events such as conventions and workshops. Covers topics including nutrition, heart disease, mental health, cancer,Aids, and safety/accidents. and each entry gives details of target groups thematerial is aimed at, aims and objectives of the material and details of how toget hold of it. An unusual site, but worth a look. Health Promotion Research Internet Network www.ki.se/phs/hprinAn English language site based at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, hostsa mailing list for health promotion and disease prevention research. World Health Organisation www.who.intMain site of the Geneva-based WHO. Gives an overview of work and policy,plus access to databases, related resources, regional offices and epidemiologyinformation. Well worth a look, a very thorough site. World Health Organisation (Europe). European site of WHO www.who.dkHealth Promotion Wales www.hpw.org.ukThis comprehensive resource is aimed at both health professionals and anyoneconcerned about their health and welfare. It is an easy-to-use and clear site covering issues at all stages ofdevelopment from birth to old age. Highlights include research currently being undertaken on a variety ofhealth issues, health promotion topics, tests for health promotion and awide-ranging search engine. Health Education Board of Scotland www.hebs.scot.nhs.ukHealth Promotion Agency Northern Ireland www.healthpromotionagency.org.ukVarious health-promotion organisations www.nigz.nlWide ranging site includes the European Network of Health Promotion, the HealthPromotion Glossary published by the World Health Organisation, theInternational Union for Health Promotion and Education, and a MultilingualThesaurus on Health Promotion. Compiled by Kate Rouy This listing is not exhaustive and the journal welcomes further additionsfrom readers as well as suggestions for further topics of interest to includein this series last_img read more

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