Building Consensus, Celebrating Diversity: The International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research

  • Michael T. WrightEmail author
  • Tina Cook
  • Jane Springett
  • Krystyna Kongats


This chapter will serve as an introduction to the work of the International Collaboration for Participatory Health Research (ICPHR). This will include a brief history, the structure and goals, a description of the membership, a description of the accomplishments to date, and a description of the current areas of focus. Reference will be made to other chapters in order to make explicit the link between the ICPHR and the themes of the book.


Participatory health research International collaboration International network Community-based participatory research Action research Interactive research Health 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael T. Wright
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tina Cook
    • 2
  • Jane Springett
    • 3
  • Krystyna Kongats
    • 4
  1. 1.Catholic University of Applied Sciences, Institute for Social HealthBerlinGermany
  2. 2.Department of Disability and EducationLiverpool Hope UniversityLiverpoolUK
  3. 3.School of Public HealthUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada
  4. 4.School of Public HealthUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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