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Veerasamy, Arthi; Gage, Jeffrey; Kirk, Ray – Health Education Journal, 2018
Introduction: Children and young people in India have a high prevalence of dental decay. As part of a broader epidemiological study, we interviewed 10 head teachers to understand the status of, and challenges to, inclusion of oral health education in the curricula of public and private schools in Tamil Nadu, India. Objectives: The two main…
Descriptors: Dental Health, Foreign Countries, Epidemiology, Interviews
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Førland, Georg; Eriksson, Monica; Silèn, Charlotte; Ringsberg, Karin – Health Education Journal, 2018
Objective: This study examines people's experiences of how to live with a chronic disease, their learning needs and their reasons for participating in a health education programme. The aim of the study was to examine if and how a Sense of Coherence (SOC) might guide an understanding of learning processes in health education. Methods: This study…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Health Education, Qualitative Research, Content Analysis
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Carnegie, Elaine; Whittaker, Anne; Gray Brunton, Carol; Hogg, Rhona; Kennedy, Catriona; Hilton, Shona; Harding, Seeromanie; Pollock, Kevin G.; Pow, Janette – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To examine cultural barriers and participant solutions regarding acceptance and uptake of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine from the perspective of Black African, White-Caribbean, Arab, Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani young people. Methods: In total, 40 young people from minority ethnic communities in Scotland took part in a…
Descriptors: Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Immunization Programs, Interviews
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Pawluk, Shane Ashley; Zolezzi, Monica – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: To explore barriers and facilitators in implementing an educational campaign in mental health for the public in Qatar. Design: Qualitative study. Setting: Healthcare facilities across Qatar were used as the setting. Methods: Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 35 healthcare providers from a variety of professions, including…
Descriptors: Health Services, Health Personnel, Qualitative Research, Nurses
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Dimaano, Christian; Spigner, Clarence – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning biography engaging its readers on important topics ranging from race, science and ethics to the social determinants of health. However, the multiple pedagogic impacts of this book on the public health classroom setting have yet to be comprehensively…
Descriptors: Health Education, Student Attitudes, Ethics, Cytology
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Bruselius-Jensen, Maria; Bonde, Ane Høstgaard; Christensen, Julie Hellesøe – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Research has shown that developing health literacy in early life is critical to reducing lifestyle-related diseases, with schools being identified as central settings for this purpose. This paper examines how one classroom-based health educational programme, "IMOVE," helped Danish primary school pupils develop health literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health Promotion, Health Education, Life Style
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Førland, Georg; Silèn, Charlotte; Eriksson, Monica; Ringsberg, Karin C. – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Health care is far from reaching the goal of people being part of their own care, and research is lacking on how to understand their perspective. This study explores people's intentions with the act of learning before attending a health education programme at a Learning and Mastery Centre (LMC) in Norway. The aim of this study was to…
Descriptors: Health Education, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Content Analysis
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Bruselius-Jensen, Maria; Renwick, Kerry; Aagaard-Hansen, Jens – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: Drawing on the concepts of the cosmopolitan person and democratic health education, this article explores the merits of primary school-based, cross-cultural dialogues for global health education. Design: A qualitative study of the learning outcomes of the Move/Eat/Learn (MEL) project. MEL facilitates cultural meetings, primarily…
Descriptors: Health Education, Elementary Education, Holistic Approach, Cultural Awareness
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Torres, Irene – Health Education Journal, 2017
Objective: This study examines teachers' adoption and adaptation of 24-hour dietary recall technique for exploratory dialogue in the classroom with students aged 8-12 years. The focus is on the teachers' use of the information collected through the recall tool to pose open questions, recap, reformulate and elaborate collectively with the students…
Descriptors: Health Education, Food, Interviews, Recall (Psychology)
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Morrison, Sharon D.; Sudha, S.; Herrera, Samantha; Ruiz, Carolina; Thomas, Emma – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: Comprehensive information on the facilitators of HIV testing in Latino women (Latinas) in the Southeastern USA is lacking. Efforts to rectify this should include Latina perspectives on the issue. This study aimed to (1) solicit Latina perspectives using qualitative methodology and (2) characterise enablers of HIV testing follow-through.…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Health Behavior, Diagnostic Tests
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Stenov, Vibeke; Henriksen, Jan Erik; Folker, Anna P.; Skinner, Timothy C.; Willaing, Ingrid – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate participants' experiences of and satisfaction with the content and outcome of 13 different sessions of a 4-day diabetes education programme and to compare participants' experiences with the extent of educator talk in the sessions. A 10-second event coding was used to evaluate educators'…
Descriptors: Patient Education, Group Instruction, Educational Indicators, Educational Quality
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Schöpf, Andrea C.; Ullrich, Antje; Nagl, Michaela; Farin, Erik – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: Group health education is an important aspect of medical rehabilitation. While interaction and active involvement are important characteristics of group health education, little is known about patients' understanding of their role in this form of education. This study explored patients' understanding of their role in group health…
Descriptors: Health Education, Rehabilitation Programs, Group Instruction, Qualitative Research
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Brady, Anne-Marie; Keogh, Brian – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: The aim of this evaluation was to determine the cultural and educational appropriateness of a pilot asthma education programme developed for the Traveller and Roma community in Ireland. Design: A participatory multi-stakeholder and qualitative approach. Setting: Prevalence and inadequate control of asthma have been found to be high…
Descriptors: Diseases, Minority Groups, Public Health, Cost Effectiveness
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Hemmingson, Kaitlyn; Lucchesi, Roxanne; Droke, Elizabeth; Kattelmann, Kendra K. – Health Education Journal, 2016
Objective: High levels of obesity-related health disparities are common among US American Indian (AI) populations. AI public university students often face unique challenges that may contribute to weight gain and related consequences. Few weight maintenance interventions have been developed that meet the needs of AI public university students. The…
Descriptors: American Indian Students, College Students, Public Colleges, Body Weight
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Gugglberger, Lisa; Hall, Caroline – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objectives: This paper summarises the context and rationale behind developing a European doctorate in health promotion and public health and its relevance to the international context. Since no Pan-European doctorate exists to date, a network of universities and higher education institutions across Europe has been working towards the establishment…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Public Health, Doctoral Degrees, Educational Needs
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