Presentation on theme: "Can Putting Our Heads Together Decrease Smoking Prevalence?"— Presentation transcript:
Can Putting Our Heads Together Decrease Smoking Prevalence?
Strengthening Our Vision Taranaki District Health Board Taranaki Together, A Healthy Community Taranaki Whanui he Rohe Oranga Smokefree Midland District Health Board “ Our vision is for a Smokefree Midland by Our children deserve a future where smoking is history.”
Identifying the Need: Situational Analysis of Taranaki behaviour Priority Groups Rationale What do we want to do? How do we move forward ?
Scoping Project Purpose of the Project Aims of the Project Project Deliverables Community Engagement Linkages Evidence Base
How Do We Conduct the Research 1.Community consultation 2.Updated cessation services profiles 3.Engaged Maori Leadership 4.Updated the evidence for cessation effectiveness ( ) 5.Scoped service options 6.Recommended a set of priorities
Short Term Recommendations 1.Improve local level co-ordination and leadership 2.Strengthen prevention of youth uptake 3.Increase the range of specialist and generalist cessation services 4.Community mobilisation through social marketing and health education
Outcome Tautoko I Rerenga a Tupeka Kore Taranaki Supporting the Journey to a Tobacco Free Taranaki Overview and Action Plan 01 July 2011 – 30 June 2014
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