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Community asset mapping as an action research strategy for developing an interpersonal violence prevention programme in South Africa

Abstract provided on behalf of the authors: Naiema Taliep, Sandy Lazarus, Jim Cochrane, Jill Olivier, Samed Bulbulia, Mohamed Seedat, Hazel Swanepoel, Anna-Marie James The aim of this article was to report and critically reflect on community asset mapping processes used to develop a contextually valid interpersonal violence prevention programme in South Africa to promote positive forms of masculinity, safety and peace. […]


Peer Researchers in Post-Professional Healthcare

Blog post by Andrew Eaton Peer researchers are people who represent a research project’s participants (such as people living with HIV). They partner with academic researchers to conduct research in a collaborative way, seeking to mitigate power dynamics that often occur between researchers and participants in healthcare research. I’m a social worker and PhD student. […]


Assess Connect Transform In Our Neighborhood: A framework for engaging community partners in community-based participatory research designs

Have you ever wondered what it takes to achieve meaningful, lasting community change? How can you bring together researchers and community partners to work collaboratively to understand community issues and create relevant, long-lasting solutions? These are questions we have asked ourselves over the past decade through our work in the field. Though there are no […]


Hermosa Vida and increasing connectedness through community health partnerships

colorful painting on side of a building in a children's style--children, flowers, sunshine

Partnerships with different organizations can be enticing when we — social justice activists and researchers – plan how to reduce inequality in health. Like many projects, Hermosa Vida, began with great enthusiasm as people from different agencies and communities conceived of a complicated plan in 2010. This plan involved the planting of seeds of engagement […]


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