Publications: Health equity

Features our research, guide and case studies on helping to improve the health of those experiencing disadvantage.

 

14.07.14 

Enabling Health

This evidence-based health promotion resource provides information and guidance on action to improve the health of Australians with a disability.


29.10.13 

Fair Foundations: The VicHealth framework for health equity

Fair Foundations: The VicHealth framework for health equity is a planning tool for health promotion policy and practice. It outlines the social determinants of health inequities and suggests entry points for action.

14.01.13 

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Guidelines for Health care Providers working with Same-Sex Parented Families

These Guidelines are designed to support service providers who may be working with same-sex couples, same-sex attracted single parents and/or their children.

12.11.12 

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VicHealth local government action guides - Reducing health inequalities

This guide is one of ten outlining a range of evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans and other strategies.

12.11.12 

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VicHealth local government action guides - Improving Aboriginal health and wellbeing

This guide is one of ten outlining a range of evidence-informed actions that councils may consider when preparing their Municipal Public Health and Wellbeing Plans and other strategies.

22.08.12 

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Disability and health inequalities in Australia

A podcast of VicHealth's 'Disabilities and health inequalities in Australia' research summary is now available to download. It highlights the findings of the research summary published in 2012.

04.08.11 

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Precarious housing and health

This three-part project includes a comprehensive research synthesis of existing studies that examine the relationship between housing and health, new quantitative analysis of the ABS General Social Survey and the HILDA surveys, and new qualitative research with lone mothers aged 25 years and under.

04.08.11 

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Housing and health: research summary

This document summarises the latest published research examining the links between housing and health. It is based on an evidence review and synthesis and recent Australian research commissioned by VicHealth, and a small number of additional sources.

19.05.11 

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Life is health is life

Life is health is life provides information and guidance for action to improve the health and life expectancy of Aboriginal Victorians. It brings together stories of promising health promotion practice from across Victoria and a review of the scientific literature.

08.04.11 

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Kids in Communities Study

The Kids in Communities Study aims to investigate the community or neighbourhood level factors that affect child development (based on the Australian Early Development Index, a population of measure of early childhood development) and are amenable to change.

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