Menzies Centre for Health Governance

03
Dec
2020

Webinar Series: Governing Disruptions for Health Equity- Structurally weak actors? The positive impact of not-for-profits

Dr Tessa Boyd-Caine, Adjunct Professor Terry Slevin, Dr Belinda Townsend

Drought, fire, storms, and a global pandemic have mobilised governments, industry and the community in ways that would not have been imagined previously. But how will the deep, persisting ‘public...

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27
Nov
2020

Navigating conflicting mandates and interests in the governance of the commercial determinants of health: The case of tobacco in Fiji and Vanuatu

Dori Patay

This webinar is the final thesis presentation of PhD candidate Dori Patay.

The regulation of unhealthy commodities, such as tobacco, alcohol, and unhealthy foods and beverages requires the...

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12
Nov
2020

Instrumental, structural and discursive power and the regulation of online advertising of high in fat, sugar and salt products: Multi-stakeholder views

Dr Lauren Carters-White, Dr Yandisa Ngqangashe, Professor Sharon Friel

In this Menzies Centre for Health Governance webinar, Dr Lauren Carters-White from the SPECTRUM Consortium, UK will discuss findings from her...

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05
Nov
2020

Why do Indigenous communities in Kerala continue to experience inequitable access to healthcare?

Sunil George, Fran Baum, Belinda Townsend

Kerala is a south Indian state that leads the other states of India when it comes to health and development. The ‘Kerala model’ refers to the successful efforts of the state to provide good health...

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22
Oct
2020

Talking and acting differently about inequality

Professor Sharon Bessell, Anne Hampshire, Professor Sharon Friel

Drought, fire, storms, and a global pandemic have mobilised governments, industry and the community in ways that would not have been imagined previously. But how will the deep, persisting ‘public...

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27
Aug
2020

Webinar Series: Governing Disruptions for Health Equity

Professor Sharon Friel, Dr Sandro Demaio, Professor Emily Lancsar, Dr Belinda Townsend

Drought, fire, storms, and a global pandemic have mobilised governments, industry and the community in ways that would not have been imagined previously. But how will the deep, persisting ‘public...

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01
May
2019

Solving the Climate & Health Crisis

Various

The ANU School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet) and the ANU Climate Change Institute (CCI) are joining...

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05
Dec
2017

Fear, fearlessness and environmental activism: The Lock the Gate Alliance

Neil Gunningham, Annie Kia, Hedda Ransan-Cooper

This event was the fourth part of a four part series: Governance and the power of fear. It is available as...

28
Nov
2017

Misplaced and misused fear

Kathryn Henne, Adam Henshke, Jeremy Youde

This event was the third part of a four part series: Governance and the power of fear. It is available as...

21
Nov
2017

Fear not, Papa is here

Chris Houston, Imelda Deinla, Jon Altman, Virginia Marshall

This event was the second part of a four part series: Governance and the power of fear. It is available as...

11
Sep
2017

Gender responsive budgeting and breastfeeding policies: insights from the Asia-Pacific region

Julie Smith, Miranda Stewart, Rhonda Sharp, Shoba Suri, Alessandro Lellamo, Kim Jai-Ok, International Baby Food Action Network India

Global progress in improving infant and young child feeding practices has been hindered by a lack of funding of national breastfeeding policies and there are renewed calls at the international...

10
Aug
2017

How do the world’s Indigenous communities use law, culture and collective action to reduce alcohol-related harm?

Jan Muhunthan

Public health laws in areas such as alcohol and tobacco control, road safety and infectious disease control exemplify some of the biggest success stories in disease and injury prevention.

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27
Jul
2017

Climate Wars: Mark Butler MP in conversation with Mark Howden

Mark Butler, Mark Howden, Sharon Friel

Mark Butler, Shadow Minister for Climate Change and Energy, will be in conversation with Mark Howden, Director of the ANU Climate...

27
Jun
2017

Improving health and justice through partnership

Tessa Boyd-Caine

Across Australia, 8.5 million people will have three or more legal needs in a given year. Many of them are some of the most vulnerable and marginalised in our community – making them hard to reach...

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09
May
2017

Alcohol taxation: impacts of policy inconsistencies

Glenys Byrne

With the May federal government Budget approaching, the best gift for Australian families could be long-awaited reforms to alcohol taxation. Over the past 30 years inconsistent policy advice,...

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02
May
2017

The regulation of alcohol: no ordinary commodity

Michael Thorn

Michael will be speaking about ‘the regulation of alcohol, no ordinary commodity’. He will canvas alcohol’s impact on society and the various evidenced-based regulatory measures that are employed...

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30
Mar
2017

Supply vs. demand? The political economy of trade, tobacco farming and tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa

Ronald Labonté

Tobacco use remains one of the major public health issues worldwide. The World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is a binding...

Men bundle tobacco leaves for drying in Malawi
24
Aug
2016

MCHP Seminar: an unprecedented global infant and young child feeding transition appears to be underway. What’s driving it? What can be done about it?

Phillip Baker and Julie Smith

The United Nations Decade of Action on Nutrition and the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Nutrition Targets recently committed governments to improving...

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13
Jul
2016

MCHP Seminar: Beyond stages and cycles - health policy weaving and juggling

Evelyne de Leeuw

In research into Healthy Public Policy and Health in All Policy development at local government levels across Europe and Victoria, Australia, an eclectic but rigorously applied set of theories...

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18
May
2016

MCHP seminar: Universal health coverage in Australia and the 2016 Federal budget

Paul Dugdale

This Menzies Centre for Health Policy presentation will consider the relations between Australia’s federal health system, Commonwealth...

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