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Evidence reviews

Effective whole-of-population strategies for preventing chronic disease

24 May 2017

The review explores whole-of-population prevention interventions that are most effective in slowing the growth in obesity and preventing significant modifiable risk factors for chronic disease.

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Chronic disease prevention interventions in children and young adults

24 May 2017

This review compiles the available evidence for prevention interventions at key age points and identifies evidence-based interventions shown to be successful.

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Mass media campaigns addressing physical activity, nutrition and obesity in Australia 1996–2015

This narrative review examines the history of mass media campaigns for chronic disease prevention in Australia, the evidence related to their effects, and the way in which they were coordinated and implemented as part of the overall prevention system in Australia.

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The effects of urban form on health: costs and benefits

This report summarises recent Australian evidence, and uses modelling to estimate the economic value of specific changes in urban form in the Australian context.

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What works for reducing the incidence of dementia in Australia’s ageing population?

This review aimed to identify interventions that may be effective in preventing, or delaying the onset, of Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia, and research gaps to inform future research investment.

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Beyond overweight and obesity: HEAL targets for overweight and obesity and the six HEAL objectives

This rapid review examines the broader health and other outcomes, beyond overweight and obesity, likely to accrue as a consequence of implementation of the NSW Healthy Eating Active Living Strategy.

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eLearning for health professionals

This review examines a range of eLearning resources that have been developed for health professionals internationally to understand what is known about effective eLearning approaches for different health professionals in different settings.

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Prevention of type 2 diabetes and the implementation of large-scale prevention programs

This evidence review and evidence brief focus on preventing or delaying type 2 diabetes: both in terms of large-scaled prevention programs and system level change (evidence review) and summarising the evidence regarding lifestyle interventions and the potential for scalability (evidence brief).

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