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 Publications and Events
We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Shaun Larkin to the Menzies Centre for Health Policy and School of Public Haelth Team as Professor in Health Policy and Financing. Professor Larkin is appointed part-time and will initially work closely with Jim Gillespie and John Buchanan in establishing a Business of Health unit of study to commence in Semester 2, 2018.

Emerging Health Policy Reserach Conference, Thursday 26 July 2018 at the University of Sydney.  More information will be available soon.

Congratulations to Pippy Walker and Kelsey Chalmers who have been awarded a Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship in Strengthening Health Systems from McMaster University.  The scholarship program will run from 1 May 2018 and continue through to 31 August 2018.  Kelsey and Pippy will visit Canada for 3 weeks from 11 – 29 June to study at McMaster University and learn about effective ways to strengthen health systems and contribute to their graduate degrees.

Productivity losses due to premature mortality from cancer in Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa (BRICS): A population-based comparison.

Adjunct Associate Professor Freddy Sitas and colleagues explore the societal costs of cancer in economically developing countries.