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Evidence Based Decision-Making

Searching for Health Promotion Literature


A. Introduction

B. Searching: steps and tips

C. Bibliographic Databases:


2) HealthComm KEY

3) Cochrane Collaboration

by Penney Kirby

Penney Kirby ( is a librarian who specializes in Health Promotion database and Internet searching. Currently she is working at the Canadian Cancer Society as information specialist for the Canadian Health Network Cancer Affiliate.

Ontario Public Health Association


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Health Canada: Health Promotion Development


  The resources page of the Health Promotion Development Online (Health Canada) provides online access to several publications of interest to those involved in HP, including:


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