22 Feb, 2009 Last updated: 04 Dec, 2014

This issues paper sets out the prospects, evidence and challenges for health promotion. It also details effective, alternative models to tap the potential of health promotion and proposes a framework in the form of a National Charter for Health, to guide, inform and evaluate efforts to improve the health of all Australians.

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This issues paper by VicHealth CEO Todd Harper and Professor Brian Oldenburg, Research Director, Australian Institute of Health Policy Studies, sets out the prospects, evidence and challenges for health promotion. 

It also details effective, alternative models to tap the potential of health promotion and proposes a framework in the form of a National Charter for Health, to guide, inform and evaluate efforts to improve the health of all Australians.