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Health promotion research and policy in Australia

Gerontological Approaches to Care for the Aged in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Asia/Oceania Regional Congress of Gerontology.

Author: Kendig, H., Browning, C.
Type: Conference Paper
Year: 2000


Over the last decade Australian research has begun to inform the development of new policy approaches to promoting the health of older Australians. This paper begins by providing an overview of a qualitative study and concludes with some comments on ways to better integrate research and policies. This qualitative study explores the meaning of health from the perspective of older people themselves and the personal and the social factors which facilitate or impede health promoting ways of life.

Further Details

Publish Dates: 8-11 June 1999
Pages: 619-624
Publish Location: Seoul, Korea
Accession Number: December, 2010
Keywords: Australia, health, older
Reads: 185