45 and Up Study

Rapid surveys explore Australian views on vaccination

A rapid-response survey conducted by the Sax Institute was rolled out in February to over 40,000 older Australians, providing a snapshot of our country’s attitudes towards vaccination.

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Sax Forum

What is co-production and why does it matter?

In an editorial for a special issue of the BMJ, Sax Institute CEO Professor Sally Redman discusses co-production, focused on issues in low- and middle-income countries.

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Public health research & practice

Indigenous leaders call for an end to racism in the health system

Resistance to addressing systemic racism in our health system is thwarting progress towards improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, say Indigenous leaders in a paper published in Public Health Research & Practice.

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Q&A

Why epidemiology matters – an interview with Emily Banks

Epidemiologist and Senior Advisor at the Institute, Professor Emily Banks, was honoured in this year’s Australia Day Awards with her appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia.

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SEARCH

A healthy home life could help Aboriginal teens stay smoke-free

According to new research based on the SEARCH study, for Aboriginal teens, strong social connections and good mental health could be the key to staying smoke-free.

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