These briefs summarise the key results and relevance of completed Prevention Centre research projects – the reason for the project, what the project did, what it found and why it matters.
The NSW Ministry of Health commissioned the Prevention Centre to develop a dynamic
simulation model to determine what interventions will be required to achieve the NSW
Premier’s target of a 5% reduction in childhood overweight and obesity by 2025.
This project shows how states and territories implemented the Healthy Workers Initiative, and reveals factors that helped or hindered the programs.Read More
Without a clear position in the health care system, childhood overweight and obesity management programs are vulnerable to external factors like changes in funding priorities.Read More
This project found both the 2005 Chronic Disease Strategy and 2008 National Partnership Agreement on Preventive Health had been useful and set in motion potential health gains.Read More