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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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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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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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Roberts, Courtney A.; Sage, Adam J.; Geryk, Lorie L.; Sleath, Betsy L.; Carpenter, Delesha M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Mobile health apps hold potential to support and reinforce positive health behaviours, especially among young people with chronic diseases like asthma that require continual self-management. We aimed to gain feedback from adolescents with asthma on two existing asthma self-management apps to guide the development of an evidence- and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Diseases, Feedback (Response), Self Management
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Bergeron, Dave A.; Talbot, Lise R.; Gaboury, Isabelle – Health Education Journal, 2019
Introduction: School-based health promotion interventions (SHPI) have been introduced extensively over the last decades, but their implementation and evaluation still present challenges. Among these, the complexity of the environments in which SHPI are implemented, and intersectoral collaboration to promote more sustainable change, must be better…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Intervention, Health Education, Program Implementation
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Roncancio, Angelica M.; Muñoz, Becky T.; Carmack, Chakema C.; Ward, Kristy K.; Cano, Miguel A.; Cribbs, Felicity L.; Fernandez-Espada, Natalie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates among Hispanic adolescents in the USA are far below recommended levels. Using a social marketing theory framework, we assessed the four Ps (product, price, place and promotion) as they relate to efforts to promote HPV vaccine initiation. Design: Qualitative study involving in-depth…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Hispanic Americans, Adolescents, Marketing
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Daley, Ellen M.; Marhefka, Stephanie L.; Wang, Wei; Noble, Charlotte A.; Mahony, Helen; Arzola, Saba; Singleton, Ashley; Malmi, Markku; Ziemba, Robert; Turner, DeAnne; Marwah, Elizabeth; Walsh-Buhi, Eric R. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study evaluated the longitudinal impact of the Teen Outreach Programme (TOP) on adolescent pregnancy, sexual behaviour, risky sex and sexual intentions in non-metropolitan high schools. Design: Pair-matched, cluster randomised controlled trial. Setting: Non-metropolitan public high schools in Florida, USA. Methods: TOP was…
Descriptors: Health Behavior, Risk, Sexuality, Comparative Analysis
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Buckley, Benjamin J. R.; Thijssen, Dick H. J.; Murphy, Rebecca C.; Graves, Lee E. F.; Whyte, Greg; Gillison, Fiona; Crone, Diane; Wilson, Philip M.; Hindley, Daniel; Watson, Paula M. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: To explore the preliminary effects and acceptability of a co-produced physical activity referral intervention. Study Design: Longitudinal design with data collected at baseline and post a 12-week physical activity referral intervention. Setting: Community leisure centre. Methods: In all, 32 adults with controlled lifestyle-related…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Activity Level, Referral, Intervention
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Holden, Sue; Gordon-Dseagu, Vanessa LZ; Gordon, Gill; Chiziza, Nelson; Kiwia, Pfiriaeli; Magesa, Daniel; Manyama, Willbrord; Welbourn, Alice – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a transformative training programme on children aged 5-14 years affected by HIV and their caregivers. Method: A formative process was used to draft, pilot and finalise training materials in Tanzania. We ran workshops with children living with HIV, their caregivers and some siblings in four communities. We…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Transformative Learning, Children
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Foley, Bridget C.; Mihrshahi, Seema; Shrewsbury, Vanessa A.; Shah, Smita – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This study aimed to identify barriers, facilitators and potential intervention strategies for adolescents to use within the home to promote healthy eating and active living. Design: Cross-sectional design using semi-structured discussion groups. Setting: Peer leaders (aged 15-16 years) from five secondary schools in Sydney, Australia,…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Life Style
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Liu, Chieh-Hsing; Chang, Fong-Ching; Liao, Li-Ling; Niu, Yu-Zhen; Cheng, Chi-Chia; Shih, Shu-Fang – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study assessed school principals' understanding, attitudes and willingness to influence the implementation of the health-promoting schools (HPS) programme in Taiwan and teachers' willingness to sustain it. Method: In 2014, a total of 1,140 school principals and 1,110 teachers (HPS coordinators) completed questionnaires concerning…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Woodall, James; Cross, Ruth; Kinsella, Karina; Bunyan, Ann-Marie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: There has been an increased focus in policy discourse on individuals with severe, multiple and complex needs. This paper seeks to understand how best to enable these individuals to take greater control over their health. Design: Qualitative, user-led, peer research. Setting: Large urban UK city. Method: Trained peer researchers with…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Health Behavior, Urban Areas, Peer Groups
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Anderson, Cheryl A. M.; Murray, Kate E.; Abdi, Sahra; Hurst, Samantha; Sheik-Mohamed, Amina; Begud, Bethlehem; Marcus, Bess; Nebeker, Camille; Sanchez-Flack, Jennifer C.; Bolling, Khalisa – Health Education Journal, 2019
Introduction: African women who migrate to the USA have a rich tradition of using herbs and spices to promote health. We conducted formative research on nutritional practices among East and North African women in the USA, focusing on whether traditional herbs and spices could support adherence to the "Dietary Guidelines for Americans."…
Descriptors: Females, Immigrants, Health Promotion, African Culture
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Mello, Michael J.; Gilbard, Zoe; Burstein, Dina; Baird, Janette; Zonfrillo, Mark R.; Flanagan, Patricia; Linakis, James G.; Hackman, Holly; Howland, Jonathan – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for infants and young children in the USA, and the children of young mothers are at an even higher risk. Mobile health (mHealth) interventions have been successful in promoting behaviour change for many health conditions. This study assessed interest in mSafety, a text and video…
Descriptors: Injuries, Mothers, Risk, Safety
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