The purpose of this article is to address pertinent issues relative to the association between community organization and health empowerment methods in ethnic communities of colour.
It seeks to address these issues by utilizing ethnographic procedures for documenting community health concerns and by advocating for empowerment for people of colour and their participation in coalition partnerships.
Increasingly the importance of citizen participation in the planning, assessment, and implementation of community-based health initiatives has been identified as essential for effective health promotion and disease prevention programs.
This article argues for the utility of a community organization approach for achieving health empowerment, and subsequently decreasing the excess deaths in communities of colour.
Mots-clés Pascal : Education sanitaire, Participation, Motivation, Collectivité, Homme, Ethnie, Minorité
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Health education, Participation, Motivation, Collectivity, Human, Ethnic group, Minority
Notice produite par :
Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0607771
Code Inist : 002B30A03C. Création : 09/06/1995.