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 32

December 2018. In this issue of Evidence Matters, we showcase the inspiring work of the winners of the 2018 Research Action Awards, look at the latest issue of Public Health Research and Practice which explores the impact of climate change on public health, explore the work of the Australian...

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CAR T-cell therapy: a summary of evidence

November 2018. Kew K, Knight K, Karner C and Edwards S J. Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy is a promising next generation immunotherapy for treatment of cancer. This review identified factors to be considered in NSW and nationally for assessment and implementation of this potentially lifesaving treatment. Accelerated...

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Managing health and wellbeing in the workplace

January 2018. Bellew B. This Evidence Check was commissioned to support SafeWork NSW in developing a framework to manage the health and wellbeing and workers. The author reviewed Australian and international evidence related to four specific areas: 1) Effectiveness – programs, frameworks or models which have shown to be...

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2017-18 Annual Report

Three themes characterised the strong contribution made by the Institute in 2017–18: Impact, Innovation and Partnerships. We secured a new five-year funding agreement with the NSW Government, attracted a new $2.5 million grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council to improve the lives of Aboriginal children, and...

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Capacity building and intellectual disability services

October 2017. Travaglia J, Debono D, Debono G. People with intellectual disabilities (PWID) have specific healthcare needs. This Evidence Check sought evidence for methods to improve the capacity of healthcare services, systems and workforce to respond to these needs. The included reviews identified areas for improvement including: structural responses,...

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Healthy lifestyle choices in children

March 2017. Toumbourou J, Rowland B, Renner H, Hobbs T. This review aims to provide evidence to inform effective prevention models for obesity and substance misuse in the primary and early secondary school years. It identifies risk and protective factors and factors that promote resiliency. For substance misuse, risk...

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The Chronicle Edition 29, October – November 2018

Latest news on simple ways to reduce food insecurity in urban Aboriginal communities, a podcast on physical inactivity, and our new Systems Change Framework. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 28, August – September 2018

Our new funding will enable us to expand out focus, extend our national reach and conduct more work in rural and remote Australia. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 27, June – July 2018

Features new findings on COPD, our Prevention Works podcast and new projects around mental illness, reducing obesity before and during pregnancy and tackling childhood obesity. Read the full issue

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The Chronicle, Edition 26, April – May 2018

Shedding light on Aboriginal food and diet, Liveability in the news and workshops in Systems Thinking and Simulation Modelling. Read the full issue

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