Implementing Integrated Health Promotion And The National Partnership Agreement On Preventive Health

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Introduction
According to Victorian Health Department and Human Services, Integrated Health Promotion is “a funding source available to community and women’s health services across Victoria to support local delivery of evidence-based prevention and health promotion initiatives”. And more than 130 health services such as community health, rural health, women’s heath services, and others are funded to bring integrated health promotion to citizens (Department of Health and Human Services, n.d).
Healthy Together Victoria (HTV)
Healthy Together Victoria (HTV) is a project that is funded by the State Government of Victoria and the Australian Government via the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health (NPAPH). This project aims to improve Victorian’s health by applying integrated health promotion approach. This program is a complex systems approach to help to reduce the risk factors of chronic disease such as obesity and diabetes-type 2 among Victorian people. This approach focuses on addressing health risk factors that impact on people’s health and wellbeing, families and communities. The purpose of HTV is to create the health promoting environments in the place where Victorian spend almost their time such as school, workplace, shops, child care centers, food court, and sporting clubs. These are places where Victorian study, live, work and play (Healthy Together Victoria (HTV), n.d).
HTV include policies and strategies to assist wellbeing across Victoria for all

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