What is GHANT?
The Good Health Alliance NT comprises Healthy Living NT, Heart Foundation NT, Cancer Council of the NT, Asthma Foundation of the NT Inc, Kidney Health Australia and National Stroke Foundation. GHANT was formed after it was noted that the demand for services supporting the management of chronic diseases in the Northern Territory was soon going to outstrip supply.
The Alliance offers a unique opportunity for government, health service providers and non-government organisations to work together in chronic disease prevention and management in the Northern Territory.
To reduce the impact of chronic diseases on the Northern Territory population through active collaboration, encouragement of prevention, advocacy and formation of strategic alliances.
To work together in the prevention and management of chronic diseases through:
- Collaborative promotion of common health messages
- Advocacy for strategic and committed long term investment to Government and Health service providers
- The establishment of strategic alliances, partnerships or projects
- Sectoral representation of non-government chronic disease organisations to Government.
For further information visit www.ghant.org.au