Working to Build Empowerment: The Local Challenge
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Before examining how the global now suffuses the local, Chapter 4 discusses the empowerment challenges that are faced at a local level. Many of these challenges apply to global mobilising as much as they do local empowerment. Five key steps that health promotion programmes should take into consideration are addressed: (1) engaging with people to address local concerns; (2) building local partnerships; (3) building community capacity; (4) influencing health policy; and (5) evaluating local empowerment.