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Western Australia Health Promotion Strategic Framework 2012 – 2016

Chronic Disease Prevention Directorate; Government of West Australia Department of Health Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Australia, Western Australia 11 January 2013 Policy document health promotion, non communicable disease, strategy

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This Framework sets out WA Health’s strategic directions and priorities for the prevention of chronic disease and injury over the next 5 years.

The goal of the HPSF is to lower the incidence of avoidable chronic disease and injury in WA by facilitating improvements in health behaviours and environments.

The HPSF focuses on the main lifestyle risk factors which contribute most to the burden of disease and injury in our State. These include:
1-overweight and obesity
2- nutrition
3- physical activity
4- tobacco use
5- harmful levels of drinking.

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