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Better Health Channel

Better Health Channel (BHC) website and mobile app promotes health literacy and healthy living by providing health consumers with trusted, reliable and easy to understand information, quality assured by the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria.

Better Health Channel is helping Victorians achieve the best possible health and wellbeing and has become one of Australia’s leading consumer health and medical information websites.

The website content is developed by health experts across government and the health sector, and quality reviewed every 12 months to provide users with confidence when making health decisions. It does not however replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.

Better Health Channel reflects a wide range of health interests in the community, and content decisions are based on:

  • current and emerging health issues
  • developments in medical research and practice
  • national and state health priorities
  • requests from Better Health Channel users and content partners
  • findings from evidence based research
  • analysis of website statistics.

Last reviewed: June 2015

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