Community capacity building for obesity prevention : two case studies

Simmons, Anne 2009, Community capacity building for obesity prevention : two case studies, D.HealthSc. thesis, School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Deakin University.

Title Community capacity building for obesity prevention : two case studies
Author Simmons, Anne
Institution Deakin University
School School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty Faculty of Health, Medicine, Nursing and Behavioural Sciences
Degree name D.HealthSc.
Date submitted 2009
Keyword(s) Social planning - Case studies
Community development - Case studies
Community organization - Case studies
Obesity - Prevention - Case studies
Summary The study aimed to understand how capacity-building was operationalised within obesity prevention projects. It clarified definitions of capacity building and identified patterns in the process of building capacity. A potential framework to guide communities to formalise and contextualise capacity building, and prioritise action for leveraging existing capacities was proposed.
Notes Degree conferred 2010.
Language eng
Description of original xv, 321 p. ; 30 cm.
Dewey Decimal Classification 361.25
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