Yesterday I attended the Social Determinants of Health Research Forum, hosted by the Social Determinants of Health Alliance. SDOHA is a collaboration of like-minded organisations from the areas of health, social services and public policy established to work with governments to reduce health inequities in Australia. The event was hosted by Michael Moore, former ACT politician, CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia, and Adjunct Professor of the University of Canberra.
- Professor Sharon Friel – Professor of Health Equity, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, and Director of the Menzies Centre for Health Policy, Sydney University – TOPIC: A global framework for research on the social determinants of health
- Professor Mike Salvaris – Professorial Research Fellow, Deakin University, and Board Member of the Australian National Development Index – TOPIC: The Australian National Development Index (ANDI)
- Dr Gemma Carey – Research Fellow, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University and Mr. Bradley Crammond – Lecturer, Monash University – TOPIC: Social Determinants of Health and Public Policy
- Ms Mary Guthrie, General Manager, Lowitja Institute – TOPIC: Progress with the Establishment and Activities of the Health System Coalition in Support of Constitutional Recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples