What is Housing for Health?

Housing for Health projects improve the health of people, particularly children 0-5 years of age, by ensuring they have access to safe and well functioning housing, and an improved living environment.

The work is based on safety and the nine Healthy Living Practices. These Healthy Living Practices, and their order of priority, were first developed in 1985 to describe the functioning hardware needed in a house to allow access to healthy living. Fix work starts on the first day of every project and at least 75% of the project team are local community people.

VIDEO: Brian Doolan, CEO Fred Hollows Foundation, on the origins and meaning of “no survey without service”

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