Prevention Centre news

Engaging the bystanders of public health

12 April 2017

Citizen science is growing at “breathtaking speed,” and it is time public health tapped into it as vehicle for public awareness and action.

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ACT works across govt to tackle obesity

12 April 2017

The ACT is using a systems approach to address the wicked problem of obesity.

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Roving reports from the World Congress on Public Health

12 April 2017

We asked members of the Prevention Centre network to report on their Congress highlights.

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ACT works across government to tackle obesity

12 April 2017

12 April 2017 The ACT’s Healthy Weight Initiative is an example of using a systems approach to address a “wicked problem”, ACT …

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Prevention Tracker highlights key systems changes for communities

12 April 2017

The Prevention Tracker project is helping communities identify key problems in their local system that could improve their approach to chronic disease prevention.

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The secrets of successful partnership research

12 April 2017

At a packed out panel discussion at the World Congress on Public Health, key policy makers and academics involved in the Prevention Centre shared what they had learnt from the partnership.

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Prevention news wrap

11 April 2017

Your guide to what’s been happening in prevention: the news and views you may have missed in the past few months.

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Partnership Centres explore new ways to use evidence in policy

30 March 2017

The NHMRC’s three Partnership Centres have a unique opportunity to contribute to the science behind increasing the uptake of evidence in policy and practice, a workshop was told.

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