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Sante Publique. 1998 Dec;10(4):425-45.

[A cardiovascular health promotion program for 9-12 year old children and the community of Saint-Louis du Parc/Quebec].

[Article in French]

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Régie régionale de Montréal-Centre, Québec.


This article presents a programme for cardiovascular health for 9 to 12 years old children, called "Healthy Heart" Saint-Louis du Parc and carried out in low socioeconomic and multiethnic part of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. These five years programme targets were more both spheres: school and community (leisure centre, ethnocultural centre, groceries and other places). We develop the objectives, the conceptual models underlying to the programme, the perspective of work, the infrastructure of the programme: its staff and financing, the partnerships and the structure organising. Then we present the various interventions carried out along the period and so a description of many evaluations. At last, we discuss about the programme continuation.

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