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New norms new policies: Did the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence scheme encourage new thinking about promoting well-being and Health in All Policies?
Health systems have long been criticised for focussing on curing rather than preventing disease. This paper examines to what extent the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence (ATiR) scheme contributed to the change in norms whereby ...
Intersectoral action on SDH and equity in Australian health policy
(Oxford University Press, 2017-12-01)
Intersectoral action between public agencies across policy sectors, and between levels of government, is seen as essential for effective action by governments to address social determinants of health (SDH) and to reduce ...
Evaluation of Health in All Policies: concept, theory and application
(Oxford University Press, 2014-06-01)
This article describes some of the crucial theoretical, methodological and practical issues that need to be considered when evaluating Health in All Policies (HiAP) initiatives. The approaches that have been applied to ...
Understanding Australian policies on public health using social and political science theories: reflections from an Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia Workshop
(Oxford University Press, 2018-04-19)
There is strong, and growing, evidence documenting health inequities across the world. However, most governments do not prioritize policies to encourage action on the social determinants of health and health equity. ...
A qualitative methodological framework to assess uptake of evidence on social determinants of health in health policy
(Policy Press, 2015-11)
Despite abundant evidence on social determinants of health (SDH) and health inequities, effective uptake of the evidence in health policies of high-income countries has been limited. Health policies might acknowledge ...
Dear health minister: tend the garden but make sure you fence the crocodiles
(BMJ Publishing group, 2014-01-02)
This paper offers lessons to in-coming health ministers on how they can act to reduce inequities and take action on social determinants. It draws on an interview study of twenty former Australian State, Territory and Federal ...