Winners of the 2011 VicHealth awards announced
Victoria’s champions in promoting good health were announced at the Victorian Health Promotion Foundation (VicHealth) annual Awards ceremony tonight by CEO Jerril Rechter, Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu and Health Minister David Davis.
Community shows strong appetite for public health initiatives: Survey
Most Australians support kilojoule labelling on menu boards, and the majority say it makes sense to boost investment in public health initiatives to deal with threats to Australia’s future health, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes, according to a national survey published today
Creating healthy workplaces
VicHealth launches $1.8m Creating Healthy Workplaces program
VicHealth’s Creating Healthy Workplaces Program includes the release of five international evidence reviews on how stress, gender inequality, alcohol, race-based discrimination and prolonged sitting at work contribute to chronic disease.
Health Promotion News
Health experts unite to back National Preventive Health Agency
The Australian Parliament is set to take an important step in the fight against the rising tide of disease caused by smoking, alcohol and obesity when the National Prevention Agency Bill is debated during this fortnight’s Parliamentary sitting period.