The Child Health program aims to improve the health and well-being of all children in the Sunrise Health Service region.
The program includes involvement with school screening programs and the promotion of immunisations. Additionally, the program helps to raise awareness of childhood infections, promotes healthy lifestyle practices, and works with women’s centres and schools.
The program’s objectives include:
- Promoting culturally-appropriate screening and monitoring of children;
- Early detection of growth and developmental issues in children; and
- Ensuring effective interventions for children.