Wednesday, June 27, 2012

[EQ] Citizen Engagement in Health Casebook

Citizen Engagement in Health Casebook

Ian D. Graham, Knowledge Translation and Public Outreach

Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Available online PDF [86p.] at: http://bit.ly/NN1hVB

“……Citizen Engagement, sometimes referred to as public involvement or participation, and societal or community engagement, is about meaningful involvement of individual citizens in policy or program development. It generally includes all of the activities organizations take to involve the communities they serve in directing policies and priorities or in their governance.

It also frequently refers to processes where members of the general public, as opposed to representatives of stakeholder groups, are the main foci of the engagement, who are meaningfully involved in two-way interactions consisting of dialogue and deliberation with the health care organization or group. Ultimately citizen engagement is about sharing decision making power and responsibility for decisions.

It is expected that the Casebook will not only increase understanding of how to engage citizens but also increase understanding of the experiences of those undertaking citizen engagement activities. The publishing of this Casebook is an important step in promoting and facilitating citizen engagement by sharing promising citizen engagement practices. …”

Content:

Foreword

Introduction

Case 1: The "public voice" informs HIV service planning at Vancouver Coastal Health

Case 2: Engaging Canadians in the development of a mental health strategy for Canada

Case 3: Campobello Island health and well-being needs assessment (2008-2009)

Case 4: Québec health and welfare commissioner's consultation forum

Case 5: The CommunityView Collaboration

Case 6: Shared challenge, shared solution: Northumberland hills hospital's collaborative budget strategy

Case 7: Our health. Our perspectives. Our solutions: Establishing a common health vision

Case 8: The use of a holistic wellness framework & knowledge networks in Métis health planning

Case 9: Canadian Blood Services' stakeholder engagement for organ and tissue donation

Case 10: Human tissue biobanking in B.C

Case 11: Share your story, shape your care — engaging Northwestern Ontario

Case 12: Consulting Ontario citizens to inform the evaluation of health technologies: The citizens' reference panel on health technologies

Case 13: The Eastern Health patient advisory council for cancer care

Case 14: The Toronto food policy council: Twenty years of citizen leadership for a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system

 

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