whp volume 9, issue 1, P65-73 2007 DOI: 10.12927/whp.2007.18690 View full text
Vasuton Tanvatanakul, Corália Vicente, João Amado, Sastri Saowakontha

Abstract: Community action for health development is important for sustaining community health. This study aimed to identify the components and processes for strengthening the community health development process. We used an exploratory, cross-sectional design and focus group discussions in Chonburi, Thailand, between March 2003 and April 2005. We interviewed 422 respondents selected by stratified sampling from various groups involved with community health activities. Interview data was analyzed and then clarified by fo…

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