Health Transformers

Individuals committed to transforming health in childhood obesity across Queensland.

Health Transformers

In 2020/21, the Paediatric Obesity Health Transformers Committee will oversee the state-wide implementation of the Model of Care – Towards Healthy Growth and Weight in Queensland Children – a practical approach to Prevention, Treatment and Education for tackling childhood obesity.

The committee is made up of individuals who are passionate and committed to transforming the way childhood obesity is prevented and treated in their local area or health service. POHT-C members come from a variety of backgrounds and geographic areas with expertise and interest in the area of childhood obesity.

Members actively participate in the state-wide implementation of the Model of Care and to motivate and lead action at the HHS/PHN/Community/Government Department/NGO level, through dissemination of information, suggesting required action to HHS/PHN/organisation leaders and participating in decision-making.

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Who are we?

Health Transformers in childhood obesity from all across Queensland have come together to form a statewide committee to tackle childhood obesity across all levels of healthcare.

Health Transformers are individuals who are experienced, passionate and dedicated to transforming the way childhood obesity is prevented and treated in their local area of health service.

What is our purpose?

To implement our Model of Care for childhood obesity across Queensland. To empower, motivate and drive action in health systems, services, primary health networks, communities, government and non-government departments to transform how childhood obesity is prevented and treated.

Where are we from?

Members come from a variety of backgrounds - medical, nursing, allied health, health workers for First Nations people, researchers, managers and leaders. Membership is truly statewide, covering a geographical area ranging from the Gold Coast all the way up to the Torres Strait.

Are you a Health Transformer in childhood obesity?

If you are a Health Transformer in childhood obesity and would like to get involved, please fill out the form to the right.

Health Transformers from HWQld

Dr Robyn Littlewood

Chief Executive

Joanna Munro

Co-Chair

Oliver Canfell

Co-Chair

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Last updated 28 June 2020