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Journal of Public Health Management & Practice:
doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31823a815c
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Collaborative Capacity Building in Complex Community-Based Health Partnerships: A Model for Translating Knowledge Into Action

Kendall, Elizabeth PhD; Muenchberger, Heidi PhD; Sunderland, Naomi PhD; Harris, Michelle BSc; Cowan, Deborah BNutrition (Hons)

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Abstract

Partnerships among multiple organizations across a range of sectors that bring together multiple perspectives are a common way of addressing community health and building capacity. To function successfully, partnerships depend on the careful orchestration of a collaborative culture and the facilitation of collective action. Using a systematic method, we developed a synthesis of evidence about collaborative capacity building, integrating this diverse knowledge base into a usable framework. Seventeen published models of collaborative capacity building met the inclusion criteria and were combined to derive a matrix that could guide the actions of those responsible for partnership management. This matrix may make the process of developing partnerships less complicated in future.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

 

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