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Progressive Public Health Alliance Charter

The mission of the Progressive Public Health Alliance is to

Ensure evidence-based universally funded public health care for the Australian community by:

  • Advocating and campaigning for a programme of universal public health care and disease prevention services where access is guaranteed to all sections of the Australian community regardless of income, wealth, physical capacity or geographic location; and
  • Undertaking partnerships, collaborations and research toward ensuring public health care and disease prevention policy and practice is evidence based, best practice, and meets the needs of our communities.

Ensure evidence-based publicly funded drug harm reduction and health care in our Australian communities and throughout the Asia Pacific region by:

  • Promoting and developing models of evidence based practice and policy in detection, prevention and treatment of tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug harm in the our communities;
  • Undertaking collaborations, partnerships and research on how best to detect, prevent and treat drug harm across tobacco, alcohol and illicit drugs in our communities;
  • Providing relevant information to health professionals, carers, policymakers and the public to implement evidence based best practice in tobacco, alcohol and illicit drug harm reduction in our communities; and
  • Advocating for a programme of universal publicly funded drug harm reduction and drug harm prevention services where access is based on need and access is provided to everyone in our community regardless of income, wealth, physical capacity or geographic location.

Promote the prevention, detection and control of Non-communicable diseases in our Australian communities and throughout the Asia Pacific region by:

  • Advocating for and developing evidence based practice and policy in detection, prevention and treatment of Non Communicable Diseases;
  • Undertaking partnerships, collaborations and research on how to best to detect, prevent and treat Non Communicable Diseases;
  • Providing relevant information and evidence based best practice models in health care and disease prevention to sufferers of Non Communicable Diseases and those most at risk from Non Communicable Diseases.
  • Providing relevant information to health professionals, carers, policymakers and the public to implement evidence based best practice in health care and prevention of disease for Non Communicable Diseases.