The Sax Institute produces a range of publications, including: published research in peer-reviewed journals; Evidence Check Reviews, evidence summaries designed to answer specific policy questions; and a peer-reviewed public health journal Public Health Research & Practice.

Evidence Matters Issue 59

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December 2021. In this edition: Sax Institute welcomes National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030, winners of the 2021 Research Action Awards, new research on the chronic disease risk in Aboriginal children, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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Evidence Matters Issue 58

November 2021. In this edition: strengthening health systems globally, a call to action on skin cancer prevention, how to use evaluation findings to drive change, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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2020–21 Annual Report

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“The global COVID-19 pandemic has continued to test health systems, and the policy-making machinery that guides them, across Australia and the wider world throughout 2020-21. The clinical, research and policy challenges have been novel, and the need for new evidence has been and remains urgent and unrelenting.” – Professor...

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Evidence Matters Issue 57

October 2021. In this edition: new COVID insights from the 45 and Up Study, Making the tough decisions: what it will mean to live with COVID, how divorce and widowhood affects health outcomes, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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Evidence Matters Issue 56

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July 2021. In this edition: how to find the ‘right evidence’ when you need it most, leveraging genomics to better understand cancer risk, a new project to evaluate Aboriginal-led health programs, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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Effectiveness of secondary triage models for residents of aged care facilities

22 July 2021. This Evidence Snapshot provides a rapid review of the evidence around the effectiveness of secondary triage models for residents of aged care facilities. Models analysed included those with or without medical support, those with additional intervention in the residential aged care facilities (RACFs), and those with...

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Evidence Matters Issue 55

June 2021. In this edition:  is major infrastructure planning neglecting impact on public health, how yarning is telling the story of healthy Aboriginal ageing, what alcohol is really doing to our bodies, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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Substance use during pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period

15 June 2021. This Evidence Check review aimed to summarise the latest available evidence for the intervention and treatment of substance use in pregnancy, birth and the postnatal period. It will be used to update NSW Health Clinical Guidelines for Management of Substance Use during Pregnancy, Birth and the...

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Evidence Matters Issue 54

May 2021. In this edition: National Reconciliation Week 2021, Supporting the mental health of Aboriginal health workers, Murradambirra Dhangaang – a planning tool to make food secure, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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Evidence Matters Issue 53

April 2021. In this edition: 45 and Up Study surveys explore Australian views on vaccination, the impact of gender in preventative treatment after heart attack, how women’s diets affect the frailty, and more. Read the full issue of Evidence Matters Subscribe to future editions here

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