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Health promotion and health services. Management for change
  1. Paolo Contu

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    Edited by Anne Johnson, Kevin Paton. Oxford: Published by Oxford University Press, 2006, £23.99 (paperback), pp 271. ISBN 0-19-555614-3

    According to the Ottawa Charter, “health services need to embrace an expanded mandate, and their role must move increasingly in a health promotion direction, beyond their responsibility for providing clinical and curative services”. “Reorienting health services requires stronger attention to health research as well as changes in professional education and training. This must lead to a change of attitude and organization”.

    Changing health services represents a crucial challenge …

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