Category Archives: Centre for Womens Health, Gender and Society

CHE PhD Confirmation 12-Apr-2016: How do demographic and socioeconomic characteristics influence the effect of disability on mental health? An analysis of effect modification and mediation

12:00-1:00pm, Tue 12th April 2016 Seminar Room 302-303, Level 3, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Zoe Aitken: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity Individuals who acquire a disability experience a large deterioration in their mental health, however, the extent of the … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Confirmation Seminar 18-Mar-2016: Health, Well-being and A Good Life: An ethnographic study of young Pasifika women in Melbourne

9:30am-10:30am, Fri 18th March 2016 Seminar Room 515, Level 5 207 Bouverie St, Carlton PhD Candidate: Lila Moosad There has been limited academic engagement with Pasifika health concerns in Australia despite increasing numbers of Pasifika settling here.

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CHE/CHP Seminar: 28th May 2015 – Will tobacco tax improve health, reduce health inequalities, and save money? And when? Epidemiological and economic modelling in NZ

1:00pm-2:00pm B103-Theatre 1, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Professor Tony Blakely, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand Many countries are embracing a tobacco-free goal. Tobacco tax is usually considered a key to achieve low smoking prevalence.  In NZ there have been … Continue reading

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CHE/NCDC Seminar 10-Apr-2015: Prevention and control of NCDs in India: What has changed in the last 10 years?

9:00-10:30am, Fri 10th April 2015 Lecture Theatre 1 – Ground floor, Alan Gilbert Building (161 Barry Street) Professor K.R. Thankappan, Professor and Head of Achutha Menon Centre, Health Sciences Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Oration 31-Mar-2015: Reformers, Doctors and the State: Dealing with chronic drunkenness in Victoria 1870-1930

3:00pm-4:00pm, Tue 31st March 2015 Level 5, Seminar Room 515, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Caroline Clark: PhD graduate, Centre for Health Equity Caroline’s thesis analysed the interplay of doctors, temperance interests, business entrepreneurs, religious and charity organisations, alcohol sellers and … Continue reading

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CHE/Gender and Women’s Health Unit – 17-Dec-14: Making it Better

2:30pm to 3:30pm, Wed 17th December 2014 Seminar Room 515, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Lorraine Greaves, British Columbia Centre for Excellence in Women’s Health, Canada Gender transformative health promotion can improve the health of both women and men, by … Continue reading

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CHE PhD Completion 15-Dec-2014: Carrier testing in children: Exploration of current practice and views of parents of children with genetic conditions and genetic health professionals in Australia

9:30-10:30am, Mon 15th December 2014 Level 3, Seminar Room 302/303, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton Danya Vears: PhD Candidate, Centre for Health Equity Despite the majority of genetic guidelines recommending that carrier testing should not be performed in children, the literature … Continue reading

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