June news about Society Culture and Health

Wednesday 5 July 2017

Papers (accepted and published)

Alam M, D'Este C, Banwell C, Lokuge K. The impact of mobile phone based messages on maternal and child healthcare behaviour: a retrospective cross-sectional study in Bangladesh. BMC Health serv Res. 2017; doi: 10.1186/s12913-017-2361-6  (Accepted on June 6)


Conference papers and posters

Cathy was an invited speaker and guest of Jinan University in China.  She presented work on the nutrition transition and the role of food retail in Thailand.


Impact and engagement

Ruth Kharis presented two ideas to the RSPH brainstorming for the ANU grand challenges scheme:  Why are integrated services so stuck?, and How can we make university research more useable?


Liana Leach gave an invited Keynote for Families Australia and the Federal Department of Social Services National Policy Forum Series. The transition to parenthood. Family formation, work and mental wellbeing. 5th June, Department of Social Services, Canberra. (More than 100 Federal policy makers attended). Lyndall Strazdins was a panellist for this session.




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