Policy, Practice or Research Impacts:
Research studies, including those from UC Berkeley, indicated that useful information resources to change behavior (guides, websites, prevention campaigns) must be developed together with community residents. Discussions are underway about how best to evaluate the Ratgeber and extend its reach to help empower communities throughout Switzerland.
Health Research for Action, UC Berkeley
The Dialog-Gesundheit program is directed by Dr. Michael Deppeler, a champion of patient-driven health promotion in primary care.
Website for Project or Program:
Fachhochschule Bern (Polytechnic University); Health Promotion Switzerland (Foundation)
Health Promotion Switzerland (Foundation)