VicHealth

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VicHealth
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2013-05-23 08:14:55
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Priorities and links with social model of health
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  1. 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
  2. Priorities
    SNAPS+


    Reducing smoking

    Improving nutrition

    Reducing harm from alcohol

    Increasing physical activity

    Increasing social and economic participation

    Reducing harm from UV exposure
  3. Address all determinants of health
    • VicHealth acknowledges the influence of social, economic, cultural and physical environments
    • Also focuses on lifestyle, genetics and income factors
  4. Reduce social inequality
    VicHealth aims to reduce inequalities in relation to promoting physical activity and healthy lifestyles
  5. Empower individuals and the community
    VicHealth provides individuals with resources and skills to enable participation in physical activity and healthy lifestyles
  6. Inter-Sectorial Collaboration
    VicHealth embraces the need for key stakeholders to work together

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