7baca778d142The Bavarian State Ministry of Environment and Public Health, under its health promotion program, funded the development of a BIG handbook/manual between 2009 and 2012.

The project aimed at implementing the BIG approach in further municipalities, supported by a BIG handbook. ISS developed a handbook for practice partners and tested it in the cities of Bayreuth, Coburg, Nünrberg, Landshut and Schweinfurt.

Results and experiences from these cities contributed to a revision of the handbook for practice partners. The final version was published in 2012 by the lgl, an agency of the health ministry. You can download the German language version here.

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Scientific consultation

ISS supported partner cities during testing the BIG handbook. At the same time, ISS documented and evaluated implementation processes. This process evaluation resulted in documents, templates and forms to support partner cities.