Presentation on theme: "EMPHO Public Health Intelligence Training Course Case study “Reaching hard to reach groups” Yesmean Khalil 5 th December 2006."— Presentation transcript:
EMPHO Public Health Intelligence Training Course Case study “Reaching hard to reach groups” Yesmean Khalil 5 th December 2006
Aim: To share practical experience and learning from a number of community needs assessment projects undertaken locally; using a participatory approach.
Scenario Background South Asians have a higher relative risk of CVD Tackling risk factors in the general population is up to 3 times more effective in preventing deaths than concentrating on people with established heart disease. Physical Activity levels are lower among South Asian communities then the general population.
Task Develop a needs assessment framework to ascertain views of the South Asian community around physical activity; with a view to developing appropriate responses to increase physical activity levels.
Task Describe the approach to be taken, specifically in relation to: Which HNA tool & why. What specific issues would you take into consideration. Identify key barriers and how you would seek to over come them.