Bringing Health Home: Public Engagement for Local Action on Health & Well-being

This workshop explores how public engagement is critical in achieving health and well-being outcomes in local policy and planning. It introduces tools, techniques and methods for meaningful engagement to build healthier communities. Through this workshop, participants will explore:

  • The role of citizens in healthy community development, and local opportunities for citizen and public engagement on health & well-being goals
  • Beyond social marketing: interconnections between behaviour change, social change and structural change for health outcomes
  • Naming, framing and telling the story: helping citizens see their role in building healthy lives and places.
  • Tools, techniques and methods for meaningful engagement and capacity building for healthier communities.

 

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