Prevention factsheets

In this section of our website, we feature factsheets about key issues in the prevention of chronic diseases. The factsheets are aimed at distilling and summarising evidence in a concise way. We hope they will be useful to anyone who needs short, sharp and evidence-based information supporting action and investment in prevention.

Communications for research and policy

9 September 2020: The Prevention Centre's communications team collaborates with investigators to translate and present research findings for many different audiences. These include policy makers, practitioners, other researchers and the media.

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Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI)

1 September 2020: The Collaboration for Enhanced Research Impact (CERI) is a joint initiative between the Prevention Centre and four NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence. CERI aims to enhance the profile and impact of chronic disease prevention research in Australia.

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Knowledge Mobilisation at the Prevention Centre

6 May 2020: This factsheet explains how the Prevention Centre is using knowledge mobilisation to support the use of research findings to prevent chronic disease.

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Building a compelling case for prevention

7 February 2019: This factsheet explains how one of our flagship research projects is establishing a compelling story about prevention using advanced modelling techniques.

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Preventing diabetes in pregnancy

9 August 2018: Diabetes in pregnancy is putting increasing strain on the ACT's health system. Our dynamic simulation model reinforces the long-term benefits for women and their children of taking action to prevent this condition.

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Preventing our greatest health problem

9 May 2017: This factsheet explains why chronic disease poses an unsustainable burden and why we need a systems approach for prevention.

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Standing up for ... strict limits on junk food marketing to children in our local communities

8 July 2016: This factsheet sets out key arguments for limiting the promotion of junk food to children in community settings.

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Claims and evidence ... food marketing to children

8 July 2016: This factsheet examines claims and evidence concerning key issues in marketing food to children.

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