Better Health Company
Better Health Company works with local, state and federal government agencies, local community organisations and private enterprises to provide innovative and unique solutions designed to support healthy lifestyle behaviours. Our peer reviewed, published and evidenced based programs include weight management programs for children and adults; healthy lifestyle programs for toddlers, healthy eating and behaviour management workshops for families of young children and healthy living programs adults based in local communities and in workplaces.
The Better Health Company works exclusively with experienced health professionals in the fields of dietetics, nutrition, psychology and exercise science to ensure that all our programs, training programs, resources and data management services are informed by current guidelines and evidence.
To find out more about the Better Health Company go to www.betterhealthcompany.org
WA Department of Health
As part of the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health (NPAPH), Western Australia has been funded by the Australian Government to develop and implement a multi-program Healthy Children initiative targeting children up to 16 years of age through a range of settings. In response, the Department of Health is leading the implementation of the WA Healthy Children Program (WA HChP) which is being delivered in partnership with the not-for-profit sector and other agencies.
The WA HChP aims to reduce the risk of chronic disease and contribute to the healthy development of children and young people by addressing the risk factors of overweight and obesity, poor nutrition and physical inactivity.
The WA HChP comprises of a suite of programs to be delivered through a range of settings, including schools, child care services and the community.
For more information go to http://www.public.health.wa.gov.au/3/1775/2/wa_healthy_children_program.pm
A joint Australian, State and Territory Government initiative under the National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health.