Agreements As A Mechanism For Community Participation In Health Policy:Understanding Process And Evaluating Effectiveness

Grant number: FT0991395 | Funding period: 2010 - 2015

Completed

Abstract

Improving the health of Indigenous people requires health policy that is inclusive and proactive rather than crisis driven. Formal agreements outline responsibilities and accountabilities in a shared framework that respects the rights of the parties involved. This project will evaluate the quality and effectiveness of agreements in Indigenous health by assessing their ability to change the way governments and communities work together to improve health. The project will help ensure that future agreements reflect shared solutions for improving the health of Indigenous people in a respectful and effective way. It will also determine whether agreements work to bring community and government tog..

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