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People-centred public health

Jane South, Judy White, and Mark Gamsu


People-centred public health examines how members of the public can be involved in delivering health improvement, primarily as volunteers or lay health workers. With a foreword by Professor Sir Michael Marmot and Dr Mike Grady, this book draws on a major study of lay engagement in public health, using case studies and real life examples to provide a comprehensive and accessible overview of policy, practice and research in this area. In an economic and political climate where there is renewed interest in the role of the citizen, the authors challenge old orthodoxies in public health and build a ... More

Keywords: Public health, Citizen, Volunteers, Lay health workers, Community, Case studies

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9781447305316
Published to Policy Press Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447305316.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jane South, author

Judy White, author

Mark Gamsu, author