Western Australians targeted by Healthway funding 2006-2013
This study provides information on the reach of Healthway funded programs between 2006 and 2013.
Michael is a health promotion researcher with a focus on program evaluation, physical activity and young people.Full profile
Renee currently works in health promotion evaluation and has specific interests in health sponsorship, public health advocacy, physical activity and nutrition research.Full profile
Leanne is an epidemiologist and biostatistician whose main interest is in adolescent and child social, emotional and mental wellbeing.Full profile
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.
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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