The Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine was named NGO of the year in the PRIME awards held in Sydney in September 2018. These awards recognise excellence in diverse healthcare areas including communications, public relations, marketing, corporate social responsibility, education, public health initiatives and patient/customer support.
The Jacka Foundation congratulates ASLM for the significant contribution it is making to the health and wellbeing of Australians through its work in addressing chronic disease and its causes, including underlying social and environmental determinants of ill health. Lifestyle medicine is growing around the world in response to the avalanche of chronic illness related to poor nutrition, lack of exercise, exposure to multiple toxins, addictions and stress. The prescription pad has proved insufficient. Lifestyle medicine takes a holistic approach to the ills that threaten to overwhelm healthcare systems around the world.
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