About Healthy Dads Healthy Kids


As the first ever obesity intervention targeting fathers and children, HDHK is a highly innovative program. In particular, there are […]

Healthy Dads Healthy Kids receives global recognition

University of Newcastle (UON) Professor Philip Morgan’s highly successful obesity prevention program Healthy Dads, Healthy Kids (HDHKTM) has received global recognition for excellence and leadership in promoting health and well-being in the community.

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Placing weight on men’s obesity

Can children help their fathers become healthier? Internationally-renowned obesity expert for men, Professor Philip Morgan, believes so and through a […]

Why dads?

Partners help too!

The Healthy Dads Healthy Kids program focuses on dads and children and whilst this is the case specifically for this […]

Who can join?

Are you a father, step dad or grandfather? Do you have primary aged children? Would you like to maintain a […]


Participants need to be: Male Aged 21 to 65 years A parent/guardian/grandfather of a child aged 5 to 12 years […]

It works!

In the trial program, fathers and children significantly improved their overall health and quality of life. Fathers: reduced their waist […]