• OCTOBER 17, 2019

    New issue of Public Health Research & Practice: focus on countering the commercial determinants of health

    The steady flow of politicians and government staffers switching to roles in which they are  lobbying for the powerful food, alcohol and gambling industries is a serious threat to public health, according to the authors of an important new study published in the latest issue of Public Health Research & Practice (PHRP), a journal of the Sax Institute.

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    • OCTOBER 15, 2019

    How do you get policy makers to take more notice of your research?

    We would all like to believe that the best possible evidence informs health policy. Unfortunately, the translation of evidence into policy is not a simple process.  So how do we make our research more accessible and useful to policy makers?

    This was the dilemma tackled by 25 academic and clinical researchers at a two-day course presented by the Health Services Research Association of Australia and New Zealand (HSRAANZ), the Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research and the Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) in Sydney on 3 and 4 September, at the The Sydney Policy Lab, curtesy of Sydney Health Partners.

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    • OCTOBER 9, 2019

    Actuaries Institute global perspective on Australian healthcare: optimism for progress in tackling sustainability concerns

    The Actuaries Institute Dialogue paper that compares Australia and other developed countries finds possibilities for better integration between private and public health care without the need for radical changes, but rather building on what exists.

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    • OCTOBER 8, 2019

    2019 Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium – 19 November 2019

    Bond University has announced the launch of the Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium, bringing together global leaders to promote best practice in high value healthcare and providing a total of $25,000 to support the award winners and their sustainable healthcare projects.

    The Sustainability of Healthcare Awards aims to improve health outcomes while using resources wisely. Sustainable health interventions should be evidence-based, effective, minimise waste, affordable and able to be implemented in the long term without accumulating adverse consequences for society or individuals.

    If you or someone you know has, or is, contributing to the sustainability of healthcare, visit the Sustainability of Healthcare Awards and Colloquium website to submit your work.

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