Prevention Centre news

Is working in partnership worth it? A new tool to measure success

7 February 2018

A new assessment tool has been developed by the Prevention Centre’s Rapid Response Evaluation Capacity to measure the success of working in partnership.

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Trish Greenhalgh and Anne Kelso to discuss research impact

7 February 2018

World-renowned public health expert and advocate for increasing the use of knowledge in healthcare policy and practice, Professor Trish Greenhalgh OBE, will deliver a public lecture on research impact along with CEO of the NHMRC, Professor Anne Kelso.

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Minister launches project to tackle chronic pain

1 February 2018

A new Prevention Centre project that aims to find ways of preventing chronic pain in primary care has been launched by the Health Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP.

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Modelling reveals how to reduce alcohol-related harm in Tasmania

29 January 2018

Controlling the availability and price of alcohol in Tasmania is by far the most effective way of reducing alcohol-related harms, Prevention Centre modelling has shown.

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Getting prevention back on the agenda in primary health

4 December 2017

A new Prevention Centre project has been launched to identify what preventive health strategies work in primary care, with a view to enhancing the role that Australia’s Primary Health Networks (PHNs) play in the prevention of chronic disease.

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Engaging the food service sector to encourage healthier eating

24 November 2017

An evidence review conducted by the Prevention Centre is informing a Federal Government initiative that will engage with the food service sector in a bid to improve the nutritional profile of food people consume out of home.

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Dynamic simulation modelling for a smoke-free Queensland

13 November 2017

Our dynamic simulation model is helping the Queensland Government to reach its target of reducing the smoking rate to 8% by 2026.

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Policy partner wins award for simulation modelling project

26 October 2017

Prevention Centre policy partner Vincy Li has won an early career researcher award for her presentation on a dynamic simulation modelling project that is guiding NSW Ministry of Health’s decision-making around childhood overweight and obesity.

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