WHO MiNDbank: More Inclusiveness Needed in Disability and Development

A database of resources covering mental health, substance abuse, disability, general health, human rights and development

Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2015-2019

Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria State Government Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Victoria September 2015 Policy document health promotion, public health

This translation feature uses a third-party service. Please be advised that the machine-translated content may not be accurate. Translation only applies to this page and is not available for downloaded files or external links.

Print

This item may no longer be in force or up to date. Please check to see if a newer version of this item is available. This item record has been included for historical and reference purposes only.

Description

Consistent with this vision, and with the objective of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008, the overarching aim of the plan is to reduce inequalities in health and wellbeing.

The plan sets out a long-term agenda for improving health and social outcomes in Victoria. Many of the actions needed lie beyond the remit of the health system. Individuals, families, communities, the voluntary sector, the private sector, the education system, and all levels of government share responsibility for improving health and wellbeing and will share the benefits of preventing and tackling the causes of avoidable health problems.

The plan sets six priorities to guide action over the next four years. These comprise important stepping stones towards achieving the state’s vision, with measurable progress in outcomes to be achieved by 2025. The priorities are:

· healthier eating and active living

· tobacco free living

· reducing harmful alcohol and drug use

· improving mental health

· preventing violence and injury

· improving sexual and reproductive health

Content

Download
English, 887 kB pdf

WHO collates and provides external links to resources focusing on mental health, disability, general health, human rights and development but does not specifically endorse particular laws, policies, plans or other documents from countries or organisations. WHO also does not warrant that the information in this record is correct or refers to the most up-to-date version. Please read the site disclaimer for further details. If this record contains an error or is outdated, please notify us.