Early years have a vital role in providing the foundations on which long-term adult health outcomes are built. Investing in young children is regarded as one of the most cost effective ways to promote healthy development.
The Health Promoting Schools (HPS) framework encourages a whole school approach to health promotion by developing a coordinated and integrated approach to the health and wellbeing of all school community members.
The vision of EACH Social & Community Health is to build healthy and inclusive communities. The workplace health promotion portfolio is one strategy EACH has in place to reach priority populations in the community.
With the large increase in Humanitarian Arrivals to Maroondah over the last few years, particularly a growing population of people settling from Burma (Myanmar); the EACH Health Promotion team has focused its efforts in refugee health and wellbeing.