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Lotfi M H, Malekafzali H, Zare Abdollahi S, Shojaei P. Intervention and Measures Taken on the Comprehensive Health of the People of Yazd's Eskan neighborhood. J Research Health. 2021; 11 (5) :4-4
URL: http://jrh.gmu.ac.ir/article-1-1957-en.html
1- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sscience, Yazd, Iran.
2- Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Social Determinants of Health Research Center, School of Public Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Science, Yazd, Iran.
4- Department of Community & Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Tehran Medical Science, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran. , shojaee7@gmail.com
Abstract:   (107 Views)
Background: The community participation concept has different implications for various individuals.
Methods: This research was a community based participatory research (CBPR), which was handled in Yazd Housing neighborhood. The settlement area with a population of 16,000 people is located on the western outskirts of Yazd. With the implementation of health transformation programs in the 11th government, first the health base in 1394 and then Dr. Malekafzali Comprehensive Health Services Center in this area has been set up and started to work in 1395 to provide various health services to the residents of this area. Considering the potentials of this neighborhood, including high social cohesion and the existence of a dynamic and popular non-governmental organization, since 1396, this place has been a candidate for the implementation of empowerment and optimal development of neighborhood health (Tabassum project).The steps of implementing the optimal Health development plan (Tabasaom) involved five steps of area identification, organizing, empowerment, requirement assessment, and intervention, and action. The stage of intervention and action was covered in this article.
Results: Most of the problems that appeared in this study were subjected to non-health issues, encompassing a wide range of issues in other social, cultural, and economic fields.
Conclusion: Identified issues consisted of a wide variety of problems that were needed to be resolved through interdisciplinary activities, the support of managers and officials, and the active participation of the community.
Type of Study: Orginal Article | Subject: Health Community
Received: 2021/04/12 | Accepted: 2021/07/7 | Published: 2021/08/19

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