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Health promotion in local churches in Victoria: an exploratory study

Ayton, Darshini; Manderson, Lenore; Smith, Ben J.; Carey, Gemma


Church-based health promotion has increasingly gained attention in strategies to address health disparities. In Australia, we have limited understanding of the role of local churches in health promotion and without this, how they might be involved in meaningful partnerships to tackle public health challenges. The objective of this qualitative study was to explore how churches are involved in health promotion in the state of Victoria. The research involved in-depth interviews with ministers from...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Health and Social Care in the Community
DOI: 10.1111/hsc.12258


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