The paradox of food insecurity and obesity in disadvantaged populations
People experiencing food insecurity may be more likely than others to be underweight, but evidence points to a link between food insecurity and obesity, due to complex factors that may affect food choices.
Initiative to boost health and jobs in Latrobe Valley
Transitioning the Valley initiative to boost Latrobe Valley health and jobs
The poll is closed, the people of Latrobe Valley have spoken and Transitioning the Valley has been named the winner of the VicHealth Community Challenge, seeing off strong competition from ALT_ART and ‘Get Stuffed’.
VicHealth joins regional communities to look at new ways to address health issues
VicHealth is teaming up with the Victorian Regional Community Leadership Program Secretariat (VRCLP) to hold conversations with local community leaders across regional Victoria this week (15 to 18 March) about how the whole community can work better together to tackle important local health promotion issues.
Interview with Seini Mafi Filiai: CEO Tonga Health Promotion Foundation
VicHealth recently hosted Seini Mafi Filiai, the CEO of Tonga Health Promotion Foundation (Tonga Health), giving VicHealth an opportunity to share our knowledge with a relatively new health promotion foundation, as well as build VicHealth’s understanding of the health issues and health promotion successes in the region.