Media coverage

The Prevention Centre wants to engage with the broader community about the prevention of lifestyle-related chronic disease. This section includes media coverage of our work and events. For all media enquiries, contact the Prevention Centre’s Communications Manager by email, or phone; +61 2 9188 9530.

Collegial advocate of urban visions splendid

13 November 2019: Print article in The Australian on Professor Billie Giles-Corti’s collegial liveability research.

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Is personalised medicine a triumph of hype over hope?

29 October 2019: ABC Big Ideas program promotes precision medicine forum that was held in partnership with Sydney Ideas on 2 October 2019.

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Is hate speech a public health issue?

2 October 2019: ABC Radio National Breakfast host Geraldine Doogue interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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Treating hate as a public health issue

30 September 2019: ABC TV The Drum host Ellen Fanning interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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Public health, illness and an unjust society

30 September 2019: ABC Radio Late Night Live host Phillip Adams interviews Professor Sandro Galea.

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Time to invest in health, not just health care

30 September 2019: MJA InSight op ed by Professor Sandro Galea, Dean School of Public Health, Boston University.

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Smash the silos that constrain public health

12 June 2019: Public health practitioners have been urged to “smash the silos” that constrain their work, and to engage with champions for public health outside the sector.

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Patchy report card for states on obesity prevention efforts

2 April 2019: Public health experts have assessed states' and territories' obesity prevention efforts and have found progress is mixed.

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