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We are delighted to announce the successful applicants under the Elevate Mentoring & Grants Programme. This programme offers a range of training, networking and support opportunities as well as a grant of £5,000 so the successful groups can bring their ideas to life, focusing on using community development approaches to reduce health inequalities at a local level.

At the heart of Toome village, a small rural village in the north-west corner of Lough Neagh, lies Gribbin’s Pharmacy. This independent pharmacy has a special interest in health promotion and has engaged with Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) through its Building Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Programme for many, many years.

 “With the Elevate programme running now for just under six months, there has already been much learning and much to juggle! Progress has, however, been continuous in bringing forward the four elements of Elevate – the Portal, the Capacity Building Training Programme, the Mentoring & Grants Programme and the Community Development Outcomes Framework.

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce the successful applicants in the latest round of Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) Level 1 funding.  The Programme is led by CDHN and funded by the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) and supports communities and Community Pharmacist

A PhD student at the Centre for Public Health, Queens University Belfast put out a call for volunteers aged over 65 years to take part in a study to investigate the association between diet, body composition, physical function and risk of frailty.  The study involved attending the Northern Ireland Clinical Research Facility at Belfast City Hospital on one occasion for approximately two hours.

The Public Health Agency (PHA) has commissioned Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) to develop and deliver a new programme of support for the community, voluntary and public sectors. Other partners in the Elevate programme include Rural Community Network, Prospect Awards and Community Evaluation NI.

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The Public Health Agency commissioned the Community Development & Health Network to develop and deliver a new programme of support for the community, voluntary and public sectors.

Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) is delighted to announce the 13 successful applicants in the latest round of Level 2 funding for the Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) programme. 

The Public Health Agency has commissioned the Community Development & Health Network (CDHN) to develop and deliver a new programme of support for the community, voluntary and public sectors. Elevate will provide opportunities for the development of skills, knowledge and expertise in community development as a way to tackle health inequalities.

The Public Health Agency co-hosted its bi-annual conference for stakeholders with CDHN on Wednesday 20th March 2019 at Craigavon Civic Centre on the theme ‘Expansion of Community Development Approaches’.

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