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Development and trial of an integrated model for Aboriginal health promotion and its evaluation

Creating healthy environments: Development and trial of an integrated model for Aboriginal health promotion and its evaluation

This project was an intensive case study of the development and implementation of evaluation protocols for Aboriginal health promotion that are culturally appropriate and incorporate the social and environmental determinants of Aboriginal health. The key focus was on establishing and evaluating an Aboriginal Health Promotion Alliance network to undertake a range of activities around improving health promotion practices and systems across the Murray-Goulburn regions of Central Victoria.

Key achievements of the project include:

The work of this project was carried forward with a National Health and Medical Research Council project grant, Creating Healthy Environments: Integrating and Evaluating Aboriginal Health Promotion in the Goulburn-Murray Region. The project also informed the Lowitja Institute’s Health Promotion Capacity Building project.

Related resources:

Project leader

Dr Rachel Reilly and Dr Kevin Rowley

Administering institution:

The University of Melbourne

Completion date:

June 2013