DEVELOPING PLANS, PROGRAMS, AND POLICIES

CENTRAL GOLDFIELDS SHIRE COUNCIL ehc are working with the Central Goldfields Council and their stakeholders to finalise their MPHWP. This project has seen us work closely with Council and community through similar methods to those proposed in this project. This Plan is nearing completion and will...

CORANGAMITE SHIRE COUNCIL ehc worked with the Corangamite Shire Council and their stakeholders to produce their MPHWP. This project required in-depth knowledge about the legislative environment, healthcare service systems, community support networks and the overarching role of the Victorian State Public Health & Wellbeing Plan. We...

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND After designing the program curriculum framework for the Master of Public Health, we were invited back to work alongside academics from the School of Health and Wellbeing to design the content for one of the new core courses: PUH8030 “Public Health in...

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN QUEENSLAND ehc was employed by USQ to support academic staff from the School of Health and Wellbeing in the development of the new Master of Public Health in 2019-20. This project saw us interviewing USQ staff to understand the coverage of public health...

ACCORAS ehc are working with Accoras staff and a steering committee from across leading agencies in infant mental health across Queensland on this project. We are leading the evaluation of an innovative mental health service. We have developed an Evaluation Framework for this project in consultation...

UQ HEALTHY LIVING CENTRE (UQHLC) ehc worked with academics from The University of Queensland (UQ) to inform the translation of an evidence-based intervention into practice. ‘Activate’ is a text message-delivered program designed to extend the care offered through clinical contact between allied health professionals and their clients....

MATER MOTHER’S HOSPITAL ehc are supporting the implementation of txt4two with clinicians from the Mater Mother’s Hospital. txt4two is a personalised text message-delivered program that supports women through their pregnancy. Its aim is to support women to achieve their dietary and exercise goals through regular communication through texting,...

NATIONAL HEALTH AND MEDICAL RESEARCH COUNCIL This project aimed to determine the implications of providing a ‘fit-for-purpose definition’ for ‘discretionary foods and drinks’ to the Australian Dietary Guidelines. The outcomes of this project informed the NHMRC on how to improve the clarity of the guidelines. ehc conducted...

HUNTER NEW ENGLAND ehc conducted a scanning review of evidence on obesity prevention interventions set in primary schools. We specifically focused on the implementation practices that were common to effective school-based interventions or policies. We analysed the evidence against the existing NSW policy ‘Life Live Well @ School’...