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Mittmann, Silke; Austel, Anja; Ellrott, Thomas – Health Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effects of the Cancer Society of Lower Saxony's school-based nutrition education programme "5-a-day for kids", designed to increase children's fruit and vegetable consumption. Intervention: the programme included three parts (each 45 minutes): education-based classroom session;…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Nutrition Instruction, Comprehensive School Health Education
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Tinghog, Mimmi Eriksson – Health Education, 2013
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the rarely heard opinions of participants in alcohol educations--in this case, employees at three workplaces. What opinions were found in relation to the initiative, its content and effects, and what are the underlying notions from which these opinions derive? Design/methodology/approach: The study…
Descriptors: Health Education, Alcohol Education, Employee Attitudes, Work Environment
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Dongxu, Wang; Yuhui, Shi; Stewart, Donald; Chun, Chang; Chaoyang, Li – Health Education, 2012
Purpose: The paper seeks to identify key features of prenatal care utilization and quality in western regions of China and to determine the factors affecting the quality of prenatal care. Design/methodology/approach: A descriptive, cross-sectional study was conducted. The instrument for the study was a 10-stem respondent-administered, structured…
Descriptors: Prenatal Care, Mothers, National Standards, Social Indicators
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Morrison, Ian; Clift, Stephen M. – Health Education, 2006
Purpose: The purpose of this research is to report on an evaluation of a programme of supported education in a Further Education context for students with long-term mental health problems, based on Antonovsky's Salutogenic model of health. The students are referred by the Community Mental Health Team. Design/methodology/approach: Three consecutive…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Health Needs, Age, Health Promotion
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Blackman, Anne Berlin; Luskin, Jack – Health Education, 2006
Purpose--The purpose of this paper is to explore the efficacy of a community-based outreach initiative, piloted in Worcester, Massachusetts, to reduce children's exposure to toxic chemicals in common household products by changing parental behavior regarding product purchase and use. Design/methodology/approach--The program model was based on the…
Descriptors: Hazardous Materials, Child Health, Health Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Cavalcante, Suzy S.; Nunes de Melo, Maria Clotildes; Carneiro, Nadya Bustani; Silva, Luciana Rodrigues – Health Education, 2005
Purpose: This paper aims to determine the knowledge that staff in day nurseries in Brazil had of basic measures to promote child health which are connected with high child mortality. These measures included breastfeeding, oral rehydration therapy, child growth follow-up, immunization and the identification of signs that indicate that the child…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Child Health, Health Facilities, Foreign Countries