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Western Australians targeted by Healthway funding 2006-2013

This study provides information on the reach of Healthway funded programs between 2006 and 2013.

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The Western Aistralian Health Prmotion Foundation (Healthway) has a legislated obligation to address health risk factors such as smoking, overweight and risky alcohol consumption by promoting good health and encouraging healthy lifestylles.

Healthway's current key priorities include redusing harm from tobacco and alcohol, reducing obesity, promoting good mental health, preventing skin cancer and reducing harm from illicit drug use. In additon, Healthway identifies children and young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people living in rural and remote communities and people disadvantaged  throgh economic, cultural, social or educational factors as priority populations.

The aim of this study was to report on the allocation of health sponsorship funding across Healthway's key priority health areas and population groups bewteen 2006 and 2013.

Suggested Citation:

Lester L, Teal R and Rosenberg M. Western Australians targeted by Healthway funding 2006- 2013. Health Promotion Evaluation Unit, School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, 2015.  

 

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