Our vision and mission
The Australian Prevention Partnership Centre is finding out how we can build an effective, efficient and equitable system for the prevention of chronic disease.
Chronic disease is our greatest health challenge, causing the most premature deaths and disability in Australia and most other countries. Our vision is for an effective, efficient and equitable system for the prevention of chronic disease.
We are a national initiative that is identifying new ways of understanding what works and what doesn’t to prevent chronic disease.
Our work is co-produced by academic researchers, health system practitioners and policy makers from across Australia.
Taking a systems approach, our program of work will:
We aim for our work to achieve:
More about us
Our approachThe behaviours and other risk factors that cause chronic disease are complex and embedded into everyday life. Achieving change requires a different way of intervening.
Our partnersThe Prevention Centre is one of two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Partnership Centres to improve availability and quality of research evidence to health decision makers.
Our structure and governanceThe Prevention Centre is a collaboration in which the research is co-produced by academic researchers, systems practitioners and policy makers across Australia.