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World Congress on Public Health
Highlights from the 15th World Congress on Public Health
Those working to improve the health and wellbeing of communities can learn much from discussions at the 15th World Congress on Public Health, held recently in Melbourne with the theme of Voices, Vision, Action.
VicHealth Tobacco Strategy 2016–2019
The VicHealth Tobacco Strategy 2016–2019 highlights our priorities to get more Victorian’s to be tobacco-free: a focus on providing support to help people to quit smoking, and building environments that prevent uptake and support cessation.
Physical activity, sport and walking: VicHealth’s Investment Plan (2014 to 2018)
To get more Victorians active including through sport and walking, VicHealth’s strategic approach focuses on making physical activity participation part of everyday living, and competitive and social sport.
Obesity and healthy eating in Australia
This evidence summary outlines current trends in obesity and healthy eating in Australia and Victoria. It also gives an overview of the impacts of an unhealthy diet, as well as barriers and enablers to changing the eating patterns of a population. It has been informed by recent research and policy documents.