Menzies Centre for Health Policy

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.


Congratulations Associate Professor Ruth Colagiuri - Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM)

Associates Professor Ruth Colagiuri

26 January 2017: Congratulations to Associate Professor Ruth Colagiuri who became a Member in the General Division of the Order of Australia (AM) in the Australia Day honours list. Ruth has been a leader in diabetes research and education in Australia, the Pacific and internationally. As Vice President of the International Diabetes Federation (2009-12) she helped put non-communicable diseases on the global health agenda at a High Level Meeting of the United National General Assembly in 2011 .She was an early voice linking environmental and health policy, through her work with the Oxford Health Alliance and as Director of the Health and Sustainability Unit and Inaugural Health Theme Leader at the Institute for Sustainable Solutions.

Professor Adam Elshaug – Australian Lead Author of new The Lancet Right Care Series

Professor Adam Elshaug

9 January 2017: The Menzies Centre for Health Policy congratulates Professor Adam Elshaug and colleagues on today’s launch of the Right Care Series in The Lancet. This Series of four papers and accompanying comments examines the extent of overuse and underuse worldwide, highlights the drivers of inappropriate care, and provides a framework to begin to address overuse and underuse together to achieve the right care for health and wellbeing. The authors argue that achieving the right care is both an urgent task and an enormous opportunity. Click here to read the University of Sydney’s Media Release. Further information about the series is available at: http://www.thelancet.com/series/right-care