— Ben Harris-Roxas (@ben_hr) August 26, 2018
The problem with this post is that it kids itself into thinking that health literacy, as an important but individual and atomised attribute, can address the structural drivers of inequality: “Health Literacy – Moving from Equality to Liberation” https://t.co/Xyx7USxCH4 #wp
— Ben Harris-Roxas (@ben_hr) August 25, 2018
Models for organizational innovation give an idea of the dimensions that need to be considered to strengthen the integration of equity into organizations and to support the changes in practice that result from using the tool. They provide a reminder that a health equity tool cannot be the cornerstone of an organizational strategy to fight against SIH; rather, it must be incorporated as part of a systemic strategy of professional and organizational development.
— Read on academic.oup.com/heapro/advance-article-abstract/doi/10.1093/heapro/day047/5068642
A useful contribution, if perhaps self-evident. I don’t think many people arguing for the use of health equity decision support tools imagine their use alone will make the changes required to address inequities. Clearly related organisational and workforce development, resourcing, and leadership are all required as well.
Good summary by @Mental_Elf of a recent meta-analysis on mindfulness-, acceptance- and compassion-based cognitive behavioural therapy for psychosis https://t.co/UBdHNhAehY As usual, the problem is studies’ focus on psychosis symptom reduction, rather than distress or function #wp
— Ben Harris-Roxas (@ben_hr) July 10, 2018
Findings of research by Professor Lupton and colleagues with 66 participants:
No participants had yet found any benefit or use for My Health Record. It was viewed more as a repository for the use of healthcare professionals than for women’s own active use as contributors and users of their data.
We should therefore reject the myth that policy-making is purely technical, legal or scientific, and can be conducted in a vacuum. Most policy-making has to rely in some way on consultation with citizens to determine what public values should steer policy.
target group of such an online platform would be the health impact assessment (HIA) as well as the environmental assessment communities of environmental impact assessments (EIA) and strategic environmental assessments (SEA)
— Read on www.euro.who.int/en/health-topics/environment-and-health/health-impact-assessment/publications/2018/environment-and-health-impact-assessment-developing-an-online-knowledge-sharing-platform-and-network-2017