Planning for a Healthy Community: A Case Study – Phase II

  • Crescenti Y. DakuboEmail author


This chapter builds on the first phase of the ecohealth research project that was described in the previous chapter. This chapter presents the findings of a strategic planning process (SPP) that was organized with both men’s and women’s groups to map out their vision of a healthy community. The strategic planning process took community members perceptions of health and their articulation of the factors driving poor health in the community as the basis from which to plan for a healthy community. The process proceeded through a series of community workshops in which the research team used focus group discussions to guide participants through the various phases of the strategic planning process.


Community Member Participatory Action Research Strategic Direction Sustainable Community Healthy Community 
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  1. 1.Thunder BayCanada

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