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COVID-19 and Smoking – Prevention, outcomes and care

Wednesday, 27 May 2020 - 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Seminar is available by clicking on Teams Meeting Link available under Further info URL

Smoking has been causally linked to greater incidence of infectious respiratory diseases in the US Surgeon General’s report of 2004 and more recently with SARS, MERS and H1N1 and often linked to poorer outcomes.  While the benefits of smoking cessation in ‘well populations’ have been well recognised, there is emerging evidence that smoking cessation at any stage, post serious disease, provides significant survival benefits.  Yet the role of smoking and cessation in infectious respiratory disease has been largely overlooked.

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Can Technology Speak my Language? The role of technology in health translation and interpreting

Wednesday, 25 September 2019 – 11:45pm

Teachers Federation Building, 37 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills

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CPHCE Annual Forum 2019

Wednesday, 14 August 2019 - 8:30am – 1:30pm

Tyree Room, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW, Sydney NSW 2052

The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW, will be holding its Annual Forum in the Tyree Room of the John Niland Scientia Building at the University of New South Wales on Wednesday 14 August from 8.30 am for morning tea and registration, Welcome to Country and Forum at 9.00am to 1.20 pm, followed by a light lunch.

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2019 Research Priorities Forum - Research Priorities for Central and Eastern Sydney

Tuesday, 16 July 2019 - 9:30am – 1:30pm

Hugh Dixson room,  AGSM Building, UNSW

The Centre for Primary Health Care and Equity, UNSW in collaboration with Sydney Local Health District (SLHD), South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) and Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network (CESPHN) invite you to attend our half day research priorities forum.

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Self management support for chronic conditions

Monday, 15 July 2019 - 10:00am – 1:00pm

Hugh Dixson Room, Ground Floor AGSM Building, UNSW Sydney

Self management support is a the component of the Chronic Care Model with the strongest evidence. However most of this evidence relates to single conditions, for motivated individuals with relatively high health literacy. Patients with complex and multiple conditions, with poor health literacy and engagement in their care present a particular challenge in primary health care.

This workshop discussed approaches to addressing some of these challenges in a variety of primary health care settings, with sopecific reference to kidney disease and diabetes.

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Health Impact Assessment and Infrastructure Opportunities for the health sector

Monday, 6 May 2019 - 10:00am – 12:00pm

Colonial Room, Ground Floor, AGSM Building, Gate 11 UNSW 

The second Health Impact Assessment Unit Workshop for 2019 will focus on health impact assessment and infrastructure projects.

The program will be made up of a presentation by Ben Cave, a health impact assessment and strategic environmental assessment practitioner from the UK, followed by a facilitated workshop discussion on implications and opportunities for the health sector.

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Research Policy & Practice Workshop

Thursday, 18 April 2019 - 10:00am – 1:00pm

UNSW AGSM Hugh Dixson theatre

You are invited to an exclusive CPHCE workshop where we will explore the dynamics between research, policy development, and practical work with individuals and communities for better health and health equity.

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Planning for Health Advanced Approaches in HIA

Thursday, 4 April 2019 - 10:00am – 12:00pm

Boardroom, Level 1, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, 1 Campbell Street, Liverpool NSW 2170

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a well-established approach that supports decision making and planning processes with information about the potential effects of new policies, plans and projects on health and health equity. HIA provides evidence-based recommendations on how to maximise health benefits, minimise potential harms and support health equity.

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SLHD EquityFest 2019

Tuesday, 2 April 2019 - 8:30am – 5:00pm

St Barnabas Centre, Broadway 

SLHD EquityFest 2019 aims to highlight the roles of partnerships with each other, our communities, and government and non-government organisations in fostering health equity.

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Community STaR-Recreating a healthy society with citizens, not consumers: a social fairness contract, not just growth

Monday, 18 March 2019 - 10:00am – 11:30am

Boardroom, Level 1, Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research, 1 Campbell Street, Liverpool NSW 2170

Community STaR presents ‘Recreating a healthy society with citizens, not consumers: a social fairness contract, not just growth’ with key speaker Eva Cox, Adjunct Professor, Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research.  Eva Cox is a Professorial Fellow at Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at the University of Technology.

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