Collaborative approach to research that engages all levels of the community/research team to draw on different strengths. The overall goal is to promote social change and to improve the health of the community.
A collaborative process between the researcher and community partner that creates and disseminates knowledge and creative expression with the goal of contributing to the discipline and strengthening the well-being of the community.
A branch of Community Based Participatory Research that emphasizes true power sharing and collaboration in all phases of research.
Academic institutions collaborate with various community organizations in order to provide information and integrate within the community to promote and develop health policy in order to boost overall community health.
Investigators must use an interpretive framework to understand why people come to be exposed to certain risks or preventative factors. A determination of the social conditions which cause individual risk to arise.
Preventable differences in the burden of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities to achieve optimal health that are experienced by socially disadvantaged populations.
A measurable characteristic that describes: the health of a population, determinants of health, healthcare access, cost, quality, and use.
Patients, doctors, nurses, community health workers, and reseachers working together to achieve a healthier and more effective health care work environment.
The health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group.
Minimizing power imbalances between researchers, subjects, academics, community health workers, and social workers by facilitating equitable dialogue and practices.
A concept that is incorporated into health promotion interventions- which can be instrumental, informational, emotional, or appraising. Involves community engagement in the form of fostering a social network.