Health equity

21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges

1.30-4.15pm
Innovations Theatre, Eggleston Road (corner with Garran Road), ANU
Symposium: ‘21st Century Regulation and Governance Challenges’
Let eminent scholars in the fields of regulation, governance and policy take you on a tour de force of regulatory approaches to the major societal and environmental challenges of our time. Themes include: crime, human rights, climate change, and health equity. You can now view the full program under the ‘downloads’ tab on this event page.

Improving health and justice through partnership

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. Half won’t receive any support at all, but those who will are much more likely to raise their legal needs in the trusted environment of a health setting than to seek out a lawyer.

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

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 international treaty with recommended actions member states should take to reduce tobacco consumption.

Challenges to implement the FCTC have been most striking in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with little prior history of tobacco control policies. Compounding these challenges are:

A fair go for all: Addressing social and health inequities in Australia and internationally

There is increasing concern among policy makers, civil society groups and the public about the widening differences in the social and health status of Australia’s most and least advantaged peoples. The lack of improvement in addressing these inequities reflects many political and policy challenges which occur throughout the policy process – how issues get onto the agenda, policy formulation, implementation and assessment.

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