Learning from international experience on approaches to community power, participation and decision-making in health: Deep Scan Case Study Scotland.
Research Award. D'Ambruoso L (PI, UOA), Abbott P (Deputy-PI, UOA), Douglas F (Co-I, UOA), Okpo E (Co-I, NHSG and UOA), McPherson E (Co-I, Aberdeen City Council). Training and Research Support Centre, Shaping Health: Exchanging on social power in health, November 2016.
The project is one of a series of twelve international case studies commissioned by the Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC) within the ‘Shaping Health’ initiative – supported by the Johnson Wood Foundation.
The overarching aim of the initiative is to gather substantive evidence on promising practices in and models of community participation, power and decision-making in health systems from selected high, middle and low income countries.
The aim of the NE Scotland deep scan case study is to gather evidence on promising practices in and models of meaningful community participation, power and decision-making within the local health system in terms its response to the public health issue of food poverty.