A snapshot of information presented in a public forum that defines for our stakeholders the direction that we are taking for the next 12 months, what we are noticing and, what we think it means.
WHISE recognises that the practice of health promotion and primary prevention are evolving.
To continue to be relevant health promotion can’t ignore the realities of community, the individual’s need for agency in their own lives, and the causes of health and social problems.
Collaboration is key and the creation of meaningful equal partnerships of practice that achieve wide-ranging social impact will be the mainstay of primary prevention work.
Contrasting demographics highlight diverse needs amongst various municipalities.
The SMR covers an area of 2,888 square kilometres, representing about one-quarter of the state’s total population.
The social determinants of health are strongly influenced and shaped by access to income, education and resources that women have access to.
Investing in Women’s Health – the practice of health promotion and primary prevention are evolving.
We must understand the diversity of our society in our region and how these intersect and impact upon wellbeing and health.