This article highlights the experiences of the Health Wise Church Project, a community outreach initiative between a diverse group of African American churches and a university health education program.
The objective of the program was to develop early detection and illness prevention networks among older church members.
Not all partnerships result in long-term collaborations, and this article makes a clear distinction between different types of « working together » arrangements.
The project discussed in this article presents a four-stage model to illustrate how organizations achieve collaborative partnerships.
Involving community partners in the early phase of project planning contributed to the success of the church-university collaboration.
This type of shared planning helped to sustain community interest during the project's implementation.
Mots-clés Pascal : Caroline du Nord, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personne âgée, Homme, Race, Noir américain, Education santé, Promotion santé, Intervention, Coopération, Coordination, Eglise, Université, Santé communautaire, Modèle, Organisation
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : North Carolina, United States, North America, America, Elderly, Human, Race, Black American, Health education, Health promotion, Operation, Cooperation, Coordination, Church, University, Community health, Models, Organization
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 99-0481091
Code Inist : 002B30A01C. Création : 22/03/2000.