Imperial College London
Applying Participatory Approaches in Public Health Settings
Imperial College London

Applying Participatory Approaches in Public Health Settings

This course is part of Participatory Approaches in Public Health Specialization

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Helen Ward

Instructor: Helen Ward

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There are 5 modules in this course

Welcome to Module 1! In Lesson 1, you will learn more about how participatory approaches can be applied to public health practices. In Lesson 2, you will explore the different tools that can be used to help define a public health problem. After learning about stakeholder analysis, you will be doing your first summative assessment, which is a peer review on stakeholder analysis.

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3 videos11 readings3 discussion prompts

Welcome to Module 2! In Lesson 1, you will first be given an overview of commonly used tools of participatory approaches, such as the Action Catalogue. You will engage in an E-tivity in which you have to choose a participatory approach to strengthen surveillance. Afterwards, you will be introduced to the concepts of stakeholders and actors, and dive into the details of stakeholder analysis.

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2 videos8 readings1 peer review1 discussion prompt4 plugins

Welcome to Module 3! In this module, you will explore how participatory approaches can apply to public health practices in the areas of health improvement and health services. However, as you explore the case studies presented, do note that many examples could fall into multiple domains. It will also be important to critically reflect on how successful the tools mentioned were in promoting meaningful participation.

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3 videos4 readings1 discussion prompt3 plugins

Welcome to Module 4! In this module, you will explore how participatory approaches can apply to public health practices in the areas of health protection and health intelligence. As you explore the case studies presented, do note that many examples could fall into multiple domains. It will also be important to critically reflect on how successful the tools mentioned were in promoting meaningful participation.

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3 videos7 readings1 quiz2 discussion prompts1 plugin

Welcome to Module 5! In Lesson 1, you will hear about the challenges of using participatory approaches. You will discuss the challenges that were and were not mentioned. In Lesson 2, you will explore some specific challenges in utilising participatory approaches, specifically co-production, participatory action research, and evaluation. You will then engage in a discussion about the ways that these challenges can be resolved.

What's included

2 videos6 readings1 quiz1 peer review2 discussion prompts4 plugins

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Helen Ward
Imperial College London
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