Health Improvement

Health PromotionOur health improvement team aims to build the capacity of communities to support health improvement and enable individuals and communities to lead healthy, happy and rewarding lives.

Our health improvement advisors are involved in

  • planning, implementing and evaluating health promotion projects
  • creating supportive environments so that the healthy choice is the easy choice  
  • influencing policy and organisational change for health improvement.

Health improvement works across a number of different programmes including:

  • Communicable disease
  • Social environments
  • Health promoting schools
  • Well Child
  • Prevention of alcohol and other drug related harm
  • Tobacco control
  • Healthy physical activity and nutrition
  • Sexual health
  • Mental health promotion
  • Injury prevention

Location

Level 5, Hugh Monckton Trust Building
Cnr Harwood and Rostrevor Streets, Hamilton

Health promoters are also based in communities, see below.