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Jack, Odette; Chase, Elaine; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate how well a single higher education institution (HEI) was perceived to be meeting the psychosocial support needs of refugee students and to identify possible ways in which the HEI might better promote refugee students' psychosocial well-being. Design: Adopting an exploratory, focused case study design, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Ward, Markia; Kristiansen, Maria; Sørensen, Kristine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The European Union (EU) has experienced an increasing intake of migrants in recent years. As its population diversifies, new challenges present themselves for healthcare delivery due to communication, cultural differences and health literacy of migrants. In the light of this, this systematic literature review examines the state of the…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health, Immigrants, Foreign Countries
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Chiarenza, Antonio; Horvat, Lidia; Lanting, Katja; Ciannameo, Anna; Suurmond, Jeanine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The global phenomenon of migration has dramatically changed the social context in which healthcare professionals operate. European states are facing a growing need to effectively train healthcare professionals to understand and respond appropriately to the diverse needs of migrants and ethnic minorities. While many European Union (EU)…
Descriptors: Health Services, Immigrants, Health Personnel, Immigration
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Evans, Catrin; Suggs, L. Suzanne; Turner, Katie; Occa, Aurora; Juma, Amdani; Blake, Holly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In the UK, African communities are a focus of public health efforts to increase uptake of HIV testing. Mobile phone interventions may be an innovative way of reaching migrant groups who are known to face multiple obstacles in accessing mainstream health services. This paper presents findings from a feasibility study that used…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Handheld Devices, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Telecommunications
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Im, Hyojin; Swan, Laura E. T. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Previous research that revealed a high prevalence of low health literacy among immigrants and refugees tended to over emphasise functional health literacy as a risk factor for low health status and poor disease management. Despite a significant knowledge gap, little has been investigated regarding critical health literacy (CHL) in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health Behavior, Refugees, Land Settlement
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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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Liao, Li-Ling; Lai, I-Ju; Chang, Li-Chun – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate the nutrition literacy status of Taiwanese college students and to assess the relationship between nutrition literacy and healthy-eating behaviours. Design: Cross-sectional design with convenience sampling. Setting: Six universities in northern, central and southern Taiwan; both national and private…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Literacy
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Bradbury, Daisy; Porcellato, Lorna; Timpson, Hannah; Turner, Gillian; Goodhew, Shirley; Young, Ruth; Isaac, Nabil; Watson, Paula M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: With the increasing prevalence of unhealthy weight status in pre-school children, this study sought to understand pre-school child weight management practices in Blackburn with Darwen, UK, with a view to informing appropriate intervention strategies. Design: Mixed-methods study (semi-structured interviews, quantitative survey). Setting:…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries, Physical Activity Level
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Mikulik, Robert; Vondrácková, Lucie; Pokorná, Hana; Svobodová, Veronika; Grecu, Andreea Madalina; Vítovec, Jirí; Neumann, Jirí; Suchý, Ondrej – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The objective of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and effectiveness of an innovative school stroke and heart attack educational programme for children. Design: Non-randomised controlled trial with intervention and control group conducted in set time periods. Results were compared among time periods in both groups and also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Health Education, Heart Disorders
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Silver, Michelle Pannor; Easty, Laura Kathleen; Sewell, Karen M.; Georges, Rosemary; Behman, Amy – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: University has been identified as an important time to develop exercise habits. The aim of this study was to examine factors that enhanced exercise participation among a diverse set of undergraduate students and their perceived facilitators as well as barriers to exercising regularly. Setting: A large public university in one of the…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Exercise, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Rastogi, Shreya; Khanna, Aparna; Mathur, Pulkit – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Menstrual hygiene management is a significant issue affecting the health of women around the world. Lack of knowledge and awareness about menstruation and the silence surrounding it is a risk factor for all women. Objective: The objectives of this study were to elicit the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of adolescent girls (13-15…
Descriptors: Barriers, Females, Physiology, Adolescent Attitudes
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Bonoti, Fotini; Christidou, Vasilia; Spyrou, Georgia Maria – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The study aimed to investigate whether children use specific types of graphic cues (facial, postural, contextual) in their drawings of healthy and ill persons and whether these cues differ as a function of age. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: A public primary school in a medium-sized city in Greece. Method: A total of 200…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Freehand Drawing, Cues, Health
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Tercedor, Pablo; Segura-Jiménez, Víctor; Ávila García, Manuel; Huertas-Delgado, Francisco Javier – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The goals of this study were to (1) describe physical activity levels during school recess in 8-year-old children, (2) analyse the percentage of children who achieved physical activity recommendation at recess, and (3) examine if recess physical activity levels varied by gender, weight status, and parental educational level. Methods: In…
Descriptors: Physical Activity Level, Recess Breaks, Young Children, Elementary School Students
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Murray, B. Lee – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: While statistics related to the sexual abuse of people with developmental disabilities are alarming, there remains a gap in the services and supports available to promote sexual health and healthy relationships and prevent sexual abuse of this population. Objective: To develop and deliver a sexual health education programme for…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Education, Adolescents, Developmental Disabilities
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Lindsay, Sally; Rezai, Mana; Kolne, Kendall; Osten, Victoria – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: Although gender plays an important role in health, most healthcare providers lack knowledge in providing gender-sensitive care. Offering gender-sensitivity training for healthcare providers can help to address gender-based health inequalities. Method: A mixed-methods systematic review of gender-sensitivity training programmes or…
Descriptors: Intervention, Allied Health Personnel, Gender Differences, Training
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