Health Promotion Settings combines the theoretical discourse of the settings approach, covering a wide range of fundamental principles, concepts and policy issues, with real life examples of settings, including workplaces, schools, neighborhood, cities and prisons. Frameworks and processes that are actively shaping health promotion in settings in the 21st Century are documented and the ideas and research covered will provide a vital set of indicators for those who promote health in settings. Combining theory with practical examples and case studies, the authors show how a settings approach can work in practice, drawing on a range of local, national and international initiatives and coordinated projects.

Health Promotion Settings provides a rich source of ideas and case examples which highlight the challenges for promoting health in a range of contexts. Special attention is given to the workplace as both a priority area for health promotion and a key determinant of health.

Written by a highly experienced team of health promotion and public health professionals, academics and researchers, this book is essential reading for both students and practitioners working towards the improvement of health using a settings approach.

Planning and Evaluating Health Promotion in Settings

Planning and evaluating health promotion in settings
JaneSouth and JamesWoodall


  • To examine the principles of health promotion programme planning and evaluation and their application within a settings-based approach
  • To highlight the significance of stakeholder involvement in all stages of the planning and evaluation process
  • To look at the selection of appropriate indicators for monitoring and evaluation within a settings framework
  • To discuss the challenges and opportunities for developing the evidence base for settings-based approaches

Principles of Health Promotion Programme Planning and Evaluation

Health promotion is a process of enabling individuals and communities to gain greater control over their health and wellbeing and this imperative, whether at individual, organizational or population level, can be contrasted to the maintenance of services based on traditional power structures and ...

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