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Jack, Odette; Chase, Elaine; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study aimed to investigate how well a single higher education institution (HEI) was perceived to be meeting the psychosocial support needs of refugee students and to identify possible ways in which the HEI might better promote refugee students' psychosocial well-being. Design: Adopting an exploratory, focused case study design, the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Well Being, Refugees, Foreign Countries
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Ward, Markia; Kristiansen, Maria; Sørensen, Kristine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: The European Union (EU) has experienced an increasing intake of migrants in recent years. As its population diversifies, new challenges present themselves for healthcare delivery due to communication, cultural differences and health literacy of migrants. In the light of this, this systematic literature review examines the state of the…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health, Immigrants, Foreign Countries
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Chiarenza, Antonio; Horvat, Lidia; Lanting, Katja; Ciannameo, Anna; Suurmond, Jeanine – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: The global phenomenon of migration has dramatically changed the social context in which healthcare professionals operate. European states are facing a growing need to effectively train healthcare professionals to understand and respond appropriately to the diverse needs of migrants and ethnic minorities. While many European Union (EU)…
Descriptors: Health Services, Immigrants, Health Personnel, Immigration
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Evans, Catrin; Suggs, L. Suzanne; Turner, Katie; Occa, Aurora; Juma, Amdani; Blake, Holly – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In the UK, African communities are a focus of public health efforts to increase uptake of HIV testing. Mobile phone interventions may be an innovative way of reaching migrant groups who are known to face multiple obstacles in accessing mainstream health services. This paper presents findings from a feasibility study that used…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Handheld Devices, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Telecommunications
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Im, Hyojin; Swan, Laura E. T. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: Previous research that revealed a high prevalence of low health literacy among immigrants and refugees tended to over emphasise functional health literacy as a risk factor for low health status and poor disease management. Despite a significant knowledge gap, little has been investigated regarding critical health literacy (CHL) in…
Descriptors: Literacy, Health Behavior, Refugees, Land Settlement
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Millar, Oscar; Warwick, Ian – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: The aim of this study was to improve understanding of the relationship between music practice and the wellbeing of young refugees, by examining the perspectives of Yazidi music participants aged 11-18. Design: Focused exploratory case study design, informed by the Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion which provided the conceptual…
Descriptors: Refugees, Well Being, Music, Adolescents
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Spencer, Grace; Smith, Melody; Thompson, Jill; Fairbrother, Hannah; Hoare, Karen; Fouché, Christa; Curtis, Penny – Health Education Journal, 2019
Research on migration and health is gaining significant ground, with a focus on the adverse physical and mental health outcomes experienced by migrants. The health-related experiences of children and young people who migrate, however, are relatively absent, with children's migration and health status often conflated with that of their parents. The…
Descriptors: Child Health, Migrants, Parent Influence, At Risk Persons
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Beauchemin, James D.; Gibbs, Todd A.; Granello, Paul F.; Gabana, Nicole T. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: There is widespread evidence of the health and wellness benefits associated with moderate physical activity, and lack of engagement with these behaviours remains a significant contributor to the burden of chronic disease in the US adult population. There are clear benefits to identifying motivational factors that facilitate increased…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Wellness, Health Behavior, Chronic Illness
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Holden, Sue; Gordon-Dseagu, Vanessa LZ; Gordon, Gill; Chiziza, Nelson; Kiwia, Pfiriaeli; Magesa, Daniel; Manyama, Willbrord; Welbourn, Alice – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To evaluate the effects of a transformative training programme on children aged 5-14 years affected by HIV and their caregivers. Method: A formative process was used to draft, pilot and finalise training materials in Tanzania. We ran workshops with children living with HIV, their caregivers and some siblings in four communities. We…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Transformative Learning, Children
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Foley, Bridget C.; Mihrshahi, Seema; Shrewsbury, Vanessa A.; Shah, Smita – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This study aimed to identify barriers, facilitators and potential intervention strategies for adolescents to use within the home to promote healthy eating and active living. Design: Cross-sectional design using semi-structured discussion groups. Setting: Peer leaders (aged 15-16 years) from five secondary schools in Sydney, Australia,…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Life Style
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Noonan, Robert J.; Boddy, Lynne M.; Knowles, Zoe R.; Fairclough, Stuart J. – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study investigated relative associations between physical activity and selected predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors among 9- to 10-year-old children from socially disadvantaged communities and examined the extent to which these associations varied by sex. Design: Cross-sectional design. Setting: Ten public primary…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Case Studies, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Liu, Chieh-Hsing; Chang, Fong-Ching; Liao, Li-Ling; Niu, Yu-Zhen; Cheng, Chi-Chia; Shih, Shu-Fang – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: This study assessed school principals' understanding, attitudes and willingness to influence the implementation of the health-promoting schools (HPS) programme in Taiwan and teachers' willingness to sustain it. Method: In 2014, a total of 1,140 school principals and 1,110 teachers (HPS coordinators) completed questionnaires concerning…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Principals, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Muise, Joanna; Oliver, Emily; Newell, Penny; Forsyth, Mark – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To build the evidence base for first aid education by testing the hypothesis that learners will be more confident and willing to act in an emergency if their first aid education has attempted to break down perceived barriers to helping. Design: Additional activities were appended to and delivered alongside a control curriculum…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Health Education, First Aid, Instructional Effectiveness
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Woodall, James; Cross, Ruth; Kinsella, Karina; Bunyan, Ann-Marie – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: There has been an increased focus in policy discourse on individuals with severe, multiple and complex needs. This paper seeks to understand how best to enable these individuals to take greater control over their health. Design: Qualitative, user-led, peer research. Setting: Large urban UK city. Method: Trained peer researchers with…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Health Behavior, Urban Areas, Peer Groups
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Trayner, Kirsten M. A.; Anderson, Niall; Cameron, J. Claire – Health Education Journal, 2019
Background: In response to an outbreak of severe meningococcal disease caused by serogroup W, the UK introduced the meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) for adolescents and new university students as a control measure. Objective: To estimate MenACWY vaccine uptake and identify factors associated with uptake, barriers and motivations towards vaccination…
Descriptors: Immunization Programs, Diseases, Adolescents, Barriers
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