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Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews (DoPHER)

 

Database of Promoting Health Effectiveness Reviews (DoPHER)
http://eppi.ioe.ac.uk/webdatabases/Intro.aspx?ID=2

Focused coverage of systematic and non-systematic reviews of effectiveness
in health promotion and public health worldwide. This register currently
contains details of over 2,500 reviews of health promotion and public
health effectiveness.

There are many ways to search the reports through the Searchtab.
One may browse reports by clicking on the Reporttab, then Explore, and finally Generic Keywords ( focus of the report option)

 

August 28, 2010 Posted by | Public Health | , , , , , | Leave a comment

2009 Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) Report Now Available


The 2009 Community Health Status Indicators (CHSI) Report, a 16 page, county-specific overview of population health conveying 200 indicators in a ready-for-action format, is now available.

The report may be found here.

Some of the many features
**over 200 measures for each of the 3,141 United States counties
**community profiles can be displayed on maps or downloaded in a brochure format
**visually compare similar counties (termed peer counties) as well as adjacent counties with their county

August 28, 2010 Posted by | Health News Items | , , | Leave a comment