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PHO Visiting Speaker: Using Behavioral Approaches to Develop, Implement and Evaluate Population Health Programs
Successful public and population health programs require key actors (citizens, professionals, managers and policy makers) to change their decisions and behaviours. There is increasing interest in how to leverage insights from behavioural and social science to enhance the impact of such programs.
The Hunter New England Population Health Unit (Newcastle, Australia) created an innovative service-academic partnership, using state-of-the-art behavioural approaches to design and rigorously evaluate programs addressing and improving childhood nutrition, healthy food availability in school canteens, risky alcohol use in sports clubs, immunization uptake in Aboriginal communities and smoking cessation pre-surgery. Many of these programs were subsequently implemented at the state or federal level. The rigorous approach to design and evaluation of these programs has contributed to the global public health evidence base. The context and strategies used in the development of the public health service delivery model are discussed in this session.
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mercredi, juin 12, 2019 | 12:00 pm pour 1:00 pm
Lieu de l'événement: 480 University Ave. 3rd Floor - Boardroom 350
Sujets: Promotion de la santé; Maladies chroniques et affections médicales; Traumatismes
Type: Formation SPO : Conférencier invité
Format: En personne; Webinaire
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Présentateur(s): Professor John Wiggers
Professor Wiggers is the Director, Population Health at the Hunter New England Local Health District in Newcastle, Australia, primarily responsible for the provision of population health services.
In his population health service delivery role, Professor Wiggers is a Health Services Researcher and Practitioner with a focus on the prevention of obesity, smoking and alcohol-related harms, and the promotion of physical activity and healthy nutrition.
Professor Wiggers is also the Director of the University of Newcastle Priority Research Centre for Health Behaviour and Co-Director of the Hunter Institute of Medical Research Public Health Program.
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