Community entry--an essential component of participation

Health Manpow Manage. 1997;23(2-3):97-9. doi: 10.1108/09552069710166625.


Sees community entry as a prelude to any action that will take place in a true partnership with the community. Lists a series of steps involved in achieving community entry drawn from a project in Pakistan. Considers the role of the participatory worker and project management team in terms of meetings, discussions and the development of individual relationships.

MeSH terms

  • Community Health Planning / organization & administration*
  • Community Participation*
  • Community-Institutional Relations*
  • Decision Making
  • Health Care Surveys
  • Health Services Needs and Demand
  • Humans
  • Pakistan
  • Pilot Projects