Quit Victoria

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Ottawa health charter action areas for Quit victoria program.

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Quit Victoria
  1. Build Healthy Public Policy
    1. are developed in conjunction with the state government.
      1. Examples of policies include laws relating to smoking in public places, tobacco 237advertising, the display of cigarettes in retail outlets, tobacco packaging and tobacco taxes.
      2. Create Supportive Environments
        1. does this by providing personalised counselling for those wanting to stop smoking. The quitline is quits telephone service tat support when quitting smoking. Online support is also available on the quit website.
        2. Strengthen Community Action
          1. by assisting health professionals, community groups and various population groups to develop anti-smoking strategies.
            1. These groups include indigenous Australians, those experiencing mental health issues, ethnic and multicultural groups, schools, workplaces, entertainment venues and local councils.
              1. It does this by providing specialist training for health professionals and providing funding and resources for community and population groups to decrease smoking prevalence.
              2. Develop Personal Skills
                1. by providing information regarding tobacco smoking and the benefits associated with not smoking.
                  1. This is achieved through a mass advertising campaign and via downloadable information on their website.
                  2. Reorient Health Services
                    1. by investing millions of dollars in smoking prevention research.
                      1. This can reduce the incidence of many illnesses such as cancer and cardiovascular disease.
                        1. This research then provides best practice techniques for preventing people from starting smoking and assisting smokers to quit.
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