The Coalition for Healthier Cities and Communities
The Healthcare Forum
The National Civic League
Wellness Councils of America
Department of Health and Human Services
Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Health Resources and Services Administration
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (CDC)
Office of Minority Health Resource Center
California Healthy Cities Project
Colorado Healthy Communities Network
The New Mexico Partnership for Healthier Communities
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control
Note: Visit the coalition website for information of other states at www.healthycommunities.org
World Health Organization
WHO Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization Healthy Cities Project
Pan American Health Organization
International Healthy Cities Foundation
Bibliographical Resources and Tools
National Center for Health Statistics. Healthy People 2000 Review, 1997. Hyattsville, MD: Public Health Service. 1997.
Stoto, Michael, R. Behrens and C. Rosemont, eds. Healthy People 2000: Citizens Chart the Course. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1990.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2000: Midcourse Review and 1995 Revisions. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1995.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1990.
Adams, Bruce. Building Healthy Communities. Report commissioned by the Pew Partnership for Civic Change, Charlottesville, VA (tel. 804-971-2073/fax 804-971-7041). Suzanne W. Morse, publisher.
Bilsborrow, R.E., D. DeGraff and R. Anker. Rapid Assessment Surveys of Poverty. Monograph. Geneva: International Labor Office, 1993.
Centers for Disease Control. A Guide to the Selection and Utilization of Selected Health Assessment and Planning Models To Improve Community Health and To Contribute to the Achievement of the Year 2000 Objectives. Washington, DC: DHHS, 1991.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Planned Approach to Community Health: Guide for the Local Coordinator. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, 1995.
Cernea, Michael. Putting People First: Sociology and Development Projects. Washington, DC: World Bank, 1985.
Dever, Alan G.E. Community Health Analysis. Global Awareness at the Local Level. Orchard Ridge, Maryland: Aspen Publishers, 1991.
Duhl, Leonard J. "The Healthy City: Its Function and Its Future." Health Promotion, May 1986, pp. 55-60.
Duhl, Leonard J. The Social Entrepreneurship of Change. Pace University Press, 1995.
The Florida Department of Health Communications and Health Promotion Office. Building Healthy Communities Together. Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0700. http://www.state.fl.us./health, 1997.
The Healthcare Forum. Best Practices in Collaboration to Improve Health: Creating Community Jazz. 830 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
The Healthcare Forum. Creating Healthier Communities Fellowship. 830 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105.
The Healthcare Forum. Healthier Communities Action Kits (Modules 1 and 2). 830 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94105, 1994.
Institute for Alternative Futures and the National Civic League. Creating Community Health Visions: A Guide for Local Leaders. Alexandria, Virginia: IAF, 1995.
Institute of Medicine. The Future of Public Health. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1988.
Larson, James S. The Measurement of Health: Concepts and Indicators. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1991.
McKnight, John and John Kretzmann. Building Communities from the Inside Out: A Path Toward Finding and Mobilizing a Community's Assets. Chicago: ACTA Publications. ($14.50. 800-399-7282 or 312-271-1030).
National Center for Health Statistics. Various demographic and health surveys, such as the National Health Interview Survey. http://www.cdc.gov/nchswww/. Washington, DC: DHHS.
National Civic Review, Volume 86, No 1. Making Citizen Democracy Work: A Primer on Healthy Communities. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, Spring 1997.
Norris, Tyler, Alan Atkisson and others. The Community Indicators Handbook. Tyler Norris Associates, Inc. 2119 Mapleton Avenue, Boulder, CO 80304. (303) 444-3366, fax (303) 444-1001, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Central Office. Healthy Cities/Healthy Communities: A Catalogue of Healthy Cities/Communities Initiatives from Around the World. 1993. (Available from Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Central Office. 1202-415 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B2E7, Canada. 416-408-4841 or 800-766-3418/fax 416-408-4843/e-mail email@example.com;7.50).
Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Central Office. Signs of Progress, Signs of Caution. 1996. (How to prepare a healthy, sustainable community progress report card.) (Available from Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition Central Office. 1202-415 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M5B2E7, Canada. 416-408-4841 or 800-766- 3418/fax 416-408-4843/e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
Weaver, Julia. "Healthy Communities, The National Civic League's Model for Collaborating to Improve Community Health." Health Progress, May - June 1996, Catholic Health Association.
Healthy People 2000
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