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Rural Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Toolkit


Welcome to the Rural Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Toolkit. The toolkit is designed to help organizations identify and implement a health promotion program. It also provides resources and best practices for rural communities.

The toolkit is made up of several modules. Each concentrates on different aspects of health promotion and disease prevention programs. Modules also include resources that can be used in developing a rural community program. There are more resources on general community health strategies available in the Rural Community Health Toolkit.

Module 1: Introduction
An overview of health promotion and disease prevention and why it is important in rural communities.

Module 2: Program Approaches
Overview of various health promotion and disease prevention approaches.

Module 3: Implementation
Learn how to implement a rural health promotion and disease prevention program.

Module 4: Evaluation
Tools to help evaluate a rural health promotion and disease prevention program.

Module 5: Sustainability
Considerations for planning for the sustainability of health promotion and disease prevention programs.

Module 6: Program Clearinghouse
Examples of health promotion and disease prevention programs that have been implemented in rural communities.