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Basic Criteria, Models, and Indicators of Intersectoral Collabora-tion in Health Promotion: A Scoping Review


Background: In this study, the basic criteria, models, and indicators of intersectoral collaboration in health promotion were investigated to facilitate the implementation of collaboration.

Methods: This scoping review was conducted using datasets of Embase, Web of Science, Scopus, and PubMed, and search engines of Google, Google Scholar, and ProQuest.

Results: 52 studies were included, and 32 codes in Micro, Meso, and Macro level, were obtained. Micro-level criteria had the highest frequency. Among the models used in the reviewed studies, social network analysis, Diagnosis of Sustainable Collaboration, Bergen, and logic models had the highest frequency. Among the indicators studied, the number of participants and the level of collaboration as well as its sustainability were the most frequent indicators.

Conclusion: The findings identified the most important and widely used criteria, models, and indicators of intersectoral collaboration in health promotion which can be useful for decision-makers and planners in the domain of health promotion, in designing, implementing, and evaluating collaborative programs.

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Intersectoral collaboration Health promotion Scoping review Model Indicator Criteria

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Amir Esmaili MR, Damari B, Hajebi A, Rafiee N, Goudarzi R, Haghshenas A. Basic Criteria, Models, and Indicators of Intersectoral Collabora-tion in Health Promotion: A Scoping Review. Iran J Public Health. 2021;50(5):852-865.