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Healthy cities in australia


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Healthy cities in australia

  1. 1. Healthy cities in Australia<br />Naorlunga project<br />(HCN)<br />
  2. 2. Sustainability<br />The main feature of this initiative is its 18 year sustainability which are due to:<br />Vision<br />Leadership<br />Adaptive model<br />Manipulative<br />Engagement<br />Recognition<br />Uni links<br />Opennes<br />A project to an approach<br />1991 HCN as NGO<br />
  3. 3. Initiative (HCN)<br />Adopted from the European healthy cities<br />Adapted to Australian cities<br />A way of channeling WHO HP into cities<br />Started in April 1987<br />The first 3 years were pilot<br />Another funded 2 years made the conclusion as good results which need improvement<br />
  4. 4. Noarlunga <br />Suburb in Adelaide of SA<br />
  5. 5. WHO STEPS<br />STARTED<br />ORGANZED<br />ACTIONS<br />
  6. 6. HCN projects<br />Noarlunga Towards a Safe Community (NTSC)<br />Noarlunga Com-munity Action on Drugs<br />Onkaparinga Collaborative Approach for the Prevention of Domestic Violence<br />
  7. 7. Evaluation<br />Chllegeable, yet there are some ways:<br />The rise of healthy activity in a city<br />Its sustainability<br />
  8. 8. Findings<br />From 1987 to 2005 >>> 25 projects<br />
  9. 9. Social Health Vision<br />Illness lies in socioeconomic factors<br />Taregt: raise awareness and participation by organizations and communities through workshops.<br />Government focused on inequeties<br />
  10. 10. Inspirational Leadership<br />Decision makers showed consistent and supportive role throughout the period of the project.<br />Most of them remained unchanged all over the period of study..<br />
  11. 11. Adaptive model<br />The model was successfully adapted from locally based –as in Europe- to state-based.<br />Appear loose but robust and encouraging <br />
  12. 12. Juggling competing demands<br />Achieve short-term goals and work on long-term<br />Mediating between local government and community members regarding priorities.<br />
  13. 13. Strongly supported community actions<br />Support of community members and empowering them to participate more<br />
  14. 14. HCN recognition<br />Involvement of many organizations on different levels<br />State found the HCN easing its job B/O cross-sector networks and public participation<br />
  15. 15. University links<br />HCN was linked to Flinders uni from the start and the link maintained and developed through training more staff expanding the network of acknowledgeable people about the project.<br />
  16. 16. International links<br />Inward and outward focus<br />Meeting people and sharing the experiences about the project<br />Supporting other projects especially <br />
  17. 17. Transition from project to approach<br />the project was meant to be time-limited and converts into approach of addressing issues<br />
  18. 18. Impacts<br />On members<br />On organizations<br />On sectors<br />On networks<br />On the whole community<br />