International Health Promotion
Health Education Database
page for Dr Simon Hubley
my experience in health promotion?
I have worked in more than 35 countries
in Africa, Asia, the Pacific and Caribbean. This has involved planning, implementation
and evaluation of programme activities, design of training curricula and materials
and carrying out of training programmes.
Below are summarised some of my many
1. General support for health education/health
- Consultant to ODA Kumasi Health Education Project (1992,1993)
and Volta Regional Health Service strengthening programme (1994, 1995) - both
in Ghana - and Orissa Family health project in India (1992, 1993).
- Member of review teams for DANIDA-supported health education/IEC
national support programmes in Tanzania (1993) and Bhutan (1993) Provision
of health education support to ODA-supported slum improvement projects in
Hyderabad (1990) and Indore (1992)
- Consultant to WHO (Geneva HQ and EMRO Region) providing
technical support to organization of health promotion policies for WHO Geneva
(1999), Iran (1999) and Kuwait (2011)
- Consultant to WHO Global Programme on AIDS (1994) developing
a manual on intervention planning
- Consultant to DFID/Government of China helping to
design a marketing strategy for medicaid programmes to bring health care to
poor urban communities in Sezchuan and Liaoning Provinces (2015)
- Consultant to DFID/Government of China (Taiyun City,
Shanxi provice) co-facilitating a workshop in health promotion for province
and county level health personnel.
- Consultant to EC/Kingdom of Cambodia and team leader
for a project formulation mission to Cambodia (2013) to design an intervention
to support health promotion services
- DFID consultant to PATHS programme in Nigeria to act
as team leader for group develeoping a health prootion policy for Nigeria
October 2014 (Policy adopted in 2015 - see ccover of policy document in illustration
- Dental Care
Some of the sites that I have
found useful to my work are in my links
section (see also links to AIDS/STD. Reproductive Health and Water/Sanitation/Hygiene
My approach to health promotion
is based on the HESIAD model - in which
Health Education, Service Improvements and Advocacy are combined in
an integrated approach. I first developed this model while working
for WHO's Global Programme on AIDS.
I am interested in exploring the
concept of health empowerment and linking it to underlying processes
of health literacy and self efficacy and you are invited to read and
comment on a review that I am currently
writing on Lesbians.
health including AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.
Imagine you have been set
a project on smoking. You decide
that you want to find some information
on the Internet.
School Surveys Direct
SHEU is an independent research unit that has been working with young people and with education and health professionals since 1977.
3. Children and youth in - and out - of school
- Author of report on school health in India published by
British Council, 1995
- Health Education Events Calendar for 2015
- Consultant developing reproductive health programmes targeted
at youth in Africa and Pacific regions (AIDS Task Force) 1992-5.
- Technical support to ODA supported Andhra Pradesh school
health promotion programmes in India implemented by British Council.(1994,
- A comprehensive review of the global literature on school
health promotion for ODA/British Council (1996)
- Review of school hygiene/sanitation programmes in Malawi.
(1999) and support for Tanzania National School Health Programme (1999)
- Series editor for a set of 12 health readers published
by Macmillan Education from 1998 onwardsand available from Macmillans
directly or from Teaching AIDS at Low Cost (TALC)
- New Author of two
readers on HIV/AIDS for primary schools (HIV/AIDS How to stay safe
and Caring for people affected by HIV/AIDS
Improve Your Health
- Promote Healing
- Relieve Pain Quickly
- Reduce Swelling
- Relax Tight Muscles
- Incresase & Maintain Motion
Water, sanitation, hygiene and diarrhoea
- Consultancies on water/sanitation projects with
ODA in Lesotho (1984-5), CARE in Rwanda (1994) and WELL/DFID in Malawi (1999);
- Involvement in WHO's Diarrhoeal Disease programme in China
(1991,1992), Diarrhoeal Disease Research programme of Harvard University/USAID
in Nigeria (1992)
- Participation in WHO technical consultations on hygiene
education (1990, 1992)
- Running courses on health education aspects of water,
sanitation and hygiene the universities of Leeds, Surrey and Delft.
- Series editor for school health readers on water/sanitation/hygiene
-Macmillans (available from TALC)
I maintain a links page to useful sites for
water, sanitation and hygiene
5. Eye health in developing countries
- Member of the editorial team for Community
Eye Health and contributer of acticles
- Participant in meetings of the International Trachoma
- Review paper in preparation on the role of health promotion
in the prevention of blindness which sets out The
Eye Health Matrix and a framework for eye health
promotion and draws from eye health section
of the Leeds Health Education Database (see below).
- New Co-author
of Effective teaching and learning for eye health workers published
by the International Eye Centre. London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Training, curriculum development and the production of learning materials.
- Development of diploma courses on health education and
health promotion in developing countries at Leeds Polytechnic/Leeds Metropolitan
- Visiting lecturer: Universities of Delft, Heidelberg,
Uppsala, Surrey, Exeter and Leeds
- Photographer/author of teaching slide sets published by
TALC on subjects including: Child Development in India, Schools and Primary
Health Care, Prevention and AIDS, Peer Group Education.
- Consultant to AIDS Task Force facilitating workshops
for production of posters, leaflets and videos on preventing STDs Nigeria,
Namibia and Malawi (1993-5)
7. Writing books, manuals and general publishing
- Author of more than 40 papers in journals, newsletters
and other publications
- Author of the following books:
- Communicating Health - an action guide to health
education and health promotion Macmillan (1993) is a basic manual
that gives clear and simple on health education and health promotion using
a variety of methods and settings. . This publication is distributed through
Teaching AIDS at Low Cost and has become a standard text for health education
courses. Click on link for outline of contents.
A new edition has just
been published with a dedicated
web site providing additional resource materials including powerpoint
presentations. Further details are (book
available from TALC)
- Public health - an action guide to improving
health in developing countries by Walley,J., Wright,J. & Hubley,J.
(2012) Oxford University Press
(click on picture below for futher details)
AIDS Handbook Revised is a new and completely updated version
of The AIDS Handbook - (see the AIDS section above) that is due out early
2015 (will be available
from TALC) (click on link to see outline of objectives
- On editorial boards of Health Education Research
and Community Eye Health. Joint
editor of special issue of Health Education Research on Health Education
and the Internet December 2012
8. The Leeds Health Education Database
This is an ongoing research project
to set up a computer-based data-base of evaluated health education /promotion interventions in developing countries.
The initial stage has been completed with over 600 publications reviewed and
350 entered into
the database. Further analysis of the entries is being carried out to develop
a book on evidence-based health promotion to be funded by DFID.
Click on the appropriate word for:
background details of the Leeds Health
Education Database; a complete listing
of entries in the database; and a listing of papers
reviewed but not included together with reasons
for their exclusion.
For full abstract fields with details of target group/country,
intervention methodology, evaluation method and impact achieved click on the
address for full details of availability and consultancy rates
Dr Simon Hubley
Leeds Metropolitan University Civic Quarter Leeds United Kingdom LS1 3HE
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