Menzies Centre for Health Policy

Menzies Centre for Health Policy

The Menzies Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) is the leading independent scholarly voice on health policy in Australia. It brings together scholars and practitioners with broad expertise in health policy, economics and health services research to produce high-quality analyses of current health policy issues, deliver annual public seminars, education programs and undertake comprehensive research projects. MCHP’s research program addresses five themes that include policies for health futures, value in health care, serious and continuing illness, equity and governance.

News

News

The Wholesome Show’s mini-series “Life in a Herd” - Professor Penny Hawe joins colleagues in a series of 7 podcasts aiming to create a better understanding of population health science and the rationale for policies and programs that "interfere" with personal freedoms.

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Upcoming Event

Upcoming Event

7 August 2018: Integrated Quality Improvement: Collaborative research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.The University Centre for Rural Health (UCRH) as recently become the lead organisation for a national collaborative program of work on quality improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary healthcare. Join Professor Ross Bailie and Virginia Matthews as they describe the development of the Centre and its principles of two-way learning and Indigenous co-leadership of research and future directions for applying quality improvement approaches in other sectors to address social determinants of health.

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New Publication

New Publication

Including Health in Environmental Assessments of Major Transport Infrastructure Projects In this publication Emily Riley, Dr Patrick Harris and colleagues argue that EIAs lag behind the known evidence linking transport infrastructure to health. If health is to be comprehensively included, a more complete model of health is required, as well as a shift away from health risk assessment as the main method used.

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