The Health Promotion Strategy Unit is part of the Health Development Branch in the NT Department of Health.
The Health Promotion Strategy Unit has a range of roles and functions.
- working with a range of program areas within the Department to promote strategic thinking and improve policy making around health promotion and prevention
- providing strategic advice on a range of issues, strategies and policies across the NT government
- facilitating the development of a common understanding of health promotion concepts, terms and frameworks across the DoH
- increasing health promotion and prevention capacity within the Health Services Division and more widely as appropriate
- increasing the health promotion evidence base, especially related to health promotion and prevention practice
We achieve this by:
- collaborating with program areas on specific challenges and health issues, such as smoking cessation
- coordinating opportunities to enable people working in health promotion to discuss common challenges and best practice
- facilitating and implementing the development of sustainable, accredited, contemporary health promotion education and training
- facilitating the DoH Health Promotion Network
- facilitating and supporting the implementation of QIPPS
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