29 April 2013

Who are the Citizen Champions for Health?

"In a still small but growing section of the health world we are increasingly familiar with the idea of ‘community health champions’....

‘Community Health champions are people who, with training and support, voluntarily bring their ability to relate to people and their own life experience to transform health and well-being in their communities. Within their families, communities and workplaces they empower and motivate people to get involved in healthy social activities, create groups to meet local needs and sign post people to relevant support and services."
Read more on Mark Gamsu's blog: Local Democracy and Health

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