19 May, 2011 Last updated: 09 Feb, 2015

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.

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Life is health is life: Taking action to close the gap (1.9MB)
Resource 1: Appendix 1: Detailed description of review methods (509KB)
Resource 2: Appendix 2: Data extraction tables of reviews and primary studies review methods (564KB)
Resource 3: Appendix 3: Gaps in knowledge (495KB)
A3 poster (272KB)

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.

 It provides the evidence for effective interventions that can be used in health promotion planning. The purpose is to provide the best available information to guide service and program planning. This will contribute to closing the gap in life expectancy while keeping the unique cultural identity of Aboriginal Victorians.

This resource is designed for people who work in community and women’s health services, Aboriginal community controlled health services and local government. It will also be useful to others who are working to close the gap.
 

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Hard copies of Life is health is life are available free of charge. Please email capacitybuilding@vichealth.vic.gov.au with the number of copies you would like and your postal address.