Community Based Participatory Research
Community Based Participatory Research is important for injury and violence prevention and control.
It’s a comprehensive approach to include the community within each step in the planning, implementation and evaluation processes.
Community Based Participatory Research:
- Empowers the community to incorporate behavior changes
- Allows for the dissemination and adoption of effective interventions
- Considers a select number of community priority issues for policy adoption and environmental changes for injury prevention and control.
Helpful tools for planning and implementing programs:
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