The Nutrition program promotes good nutrition in the Sunrise Health Service region by liaising closely with communities to provide strategic direction and coordination in the promotion of healthy eating.
The program’s objectives include:
- Establishing nutrition programs in each community;
- Developing promotional materials to encourage good nutrition;
- Increasing opportunities for member communities to access bush tucker; and
- Providing nutritional advice to other Sunrise Health Service programs.
Additionally, the nutrition program assists communities to access a variety of affordable and good quality foods, and promotes a healthy lifestyle for community members who are at risk of developing chronic diseases.