Prevention Centre news

The Prevention Centre community during the COVID-19 pandemic

30 March 2020

A special message from Prevention Centre Co-Directors, Professor Lucie Rychetnik and Professor Andrew Lucie, on the impact of Covid-19 on the Prevention Centre.

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Healthy lifestyle modules embedded in Monash University midwifery degree

14 February 2020

Educating the next generation of midwives Six healthy lifestyle modules will be embedded in the undergraduate midwifery curriculum at Monash University from …

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All About You: Using social media to engage youth and understand health behaviour

13 February 2020

A Prevention Centre project using big data and simulation modelling to determine and reduce chronic disease is targeting the next generation.

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Walgett Pool Day: Community-led solutions to improve Aboriginal child safety

11 December 2019

A project focusing on Aboriginal child injury launched its first community event on Saturday 30 November at Walgett Swimming pool.

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How four Tasmanian communities are leading the way in anticipatory care

11 December 2019

The Anticipatory Care Projects Tasmania team and partner organisations converged on Launceston in November for its statewide meeting.

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Hate gives license to the ‘worst angels’ of human nature

9 October 2019

Four leading thinkers have called for a more open discussion about hate and recognition of its implications for population health. The Prevention …

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Liveable cities research has real impact on health and equity

8 October 2019

The Prevention Centre’s project which measured the liveability of Australian cities, has achieved a major coup for its impact with two of …

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The obesity paradigm and the role of health services in prevention: a systems overview

3 October 2019

Are our health services failing clients in the treatment of overweight and obesity? New research mapping available services found that health practitioners …

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