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AHPA and PHAA Health Promotion and Illness Prevention Policy Position Statement

AHPA and PHAA are proud to release their joint position statement.


The Australian Health Promotion Association (AHPA)and the Public Health Association of Australia (PHAA) have jointly developed a national policy statement on Promoting Health and Preventing Illness, which has recently been endorsed by the governing bodies of both organisations.

The final and endorsed  Health Promotion and Illness Prevention Position Statement is now available. The Policy clearly positions health promotion and illness prevention as key contributors to population health and wellbeing and it forms the foundation of our advocacy for greater investment in Health Promotion and Illness Prevention now and in the lead up to upcoming state and federal elections.

We hope that you find the Policy a useful tool in your work.

The Position Statement was informed by a Background Paper commissioned in March 2018 by AHPA and PHAA and prepared by Dr Toni Delaney-Crowe at Flinders University South Australia.




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