Community engagement to reduce inequalities in health: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic analysis

Community engagement to reduce inequalities in health: a systematic review, meta-analysis and economic analysis

Published by Public Health Research: “Community engagement interventions are effective in improving health behaviours, health consequences, participant self-efficacy and perceived social support for disadvantaged groups. There are some variations in the observed effectiveness, suggesting that community engagement in public health is more likely to require a ‘fit for purpose’ rather than ‘one size fits all’ approach.”

http://roar.uel.ac.uk/3349/

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nef report on co-production in mental health

nef (new economics foundation) has published a new report, ‘Co-production in mental health: A literature review’. The work was commissioned by Mind, the mental health charity. nef and Mind would like this report to trigger a wider conversation about the current levels of co-production in mental health services in the UK.