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What is VicHealth and its mission?
Role: Established in 1987, its role is to promote god health and prevent ill health
Mission: To change social, economic, cultural and physical environments to improve for all health of Victorians and to strengthen the understanding and skills of individuals in ways that support their efforts to achieve and maintain health
Reducing harm from alcohol
Increasing physical activity
Increasing social and economic participation
Reducing harm from UV exposure
Address all determinants of health
- VicHealth acknowledges the influence of social, economic, cultural and physical environments
- Also focuses on lifestyle, genetics and income factors
Reduce social inequality
VicHealth aims to reduce inequalities in relation to promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles
Empower individuals and the community
VicHealth provides individuals with resources and skills to enable participation in physical activity and healthy lifestyles
VicHealth embraces the need for key stakeholders to work together
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