Health survey highlights need for investment in prevention
Victoria’s leading health and community groups have called on all parties to commit to doubling Victoria’s investment in prevention in the lead up to this year’s election, following this weekend’s release of the ‘Victorian Population Health Survey 2008’.
Violence against women
Public Health, Mental Health and Violence Against Women - Scoping Report
This monograph canvasses the most recent global, national and Victorian research which examines the nature and incidence of violence against women. It also enumerates the costs of this violence, in terms of mental and physical health, and the social and economic costs borne by the whole of the community as a consequence of the combination of cultural and individual factors that give rise to violence against women.
Victorian Govt Healthy Eating Enterprise will reduce obesity
The Obesity Policy Coalition has applauded the Victorian Government’s Healthy Eating Enterprise stating it is going to the heart of the issue and tackling some of the key drivers of obesity by integrating and embedding principles around healthy eating where people work, play and live