The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Advancing Health in All Policies Implementation - Fact sheet
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has designated the Department for Health and Wellbeing as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Advancing Health in All Policies Implementation. The work of the Collaborating Centre will be undertaken by the newly established Wellbeing SA agency.
Health in All Policies (HiAP) is a proven methodology that catalyses cross-sectoral collaboration to deliver joint public policy for improved health and wellbeing outcomes. The HiAP approach works to deliver co-benefits for the health sector, other areas of government, and ultimately to the community. The Health Determinants and Policy Unit has been responsible for this work in South Australia since its inception in 2007.
The Department for Health and Wellbeing, through Wellbeing SA, will work together with WHO to:
Listen to a congratulatory message from Professor Ilona Kickbusch, Global Health Expert.
For further information please review the contents of this site, or contact HealthHiAP@sa.gov.au or Carmel Williams, Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Advancing Health in All Policies Implementation.