J Agric Med Community Health.  2018 Jun;43(2):97-107. 10.5393/JAMCH.2018.43.2.097.

Success and Barrier Factors of Integrated Health Promotion Program to Improve Health Indicators: Hypertension Registration Program in Goseong, Gangwon

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Preventive Medicine & Public Health, College of Medicine, Catholic Kwandong University, Korea.
  • 2Goseung community health center, Korea.
  • 3Department of Silver Welfare Dong Seoul University, Korea. sakim@du.ac.kr

Abstract


OBJECTIVES
The purpose of this study was to examine the success and barrier factors of hypertension registration program in Goseong community health center proven improving hypertension treatment rate by community health survey.
METHODS
We conducted a qualitative research using both a performance review of the program and in-depth interviews with the 8 operators who had worked for this program in April 2018.
RESULTS
In this study, the success factors were analysed as follows: First, the willingness to improve health indicators, second, the implementation of large-scale projects, third, improving program processes, fourth, continuous efforts for achievement of goal, not output or reward, and the barrier factors are as follows. First, uniform output monitering, second, evaluation after the fashion of contest, third, the confusing concept of an integrated health promotion program, fourth, the attitude of the person worried with task change.
CONCLUSIONS
This study suggested that the health community health center should follow the basic principles of public health, and the central government should introduce a health policy of decentralization.

Keyword

Health promotion; Hypertension; Community health center; Qualitative research

MeSH Terms

Clothing
Community Health Centers
Gangwon-do*
Health Policy
Health Promotion*
Health Surveys
Humans
Hypertension*
Politics
Public Health
Qualitative Research
Reward
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