Centre for Health Equity

Using social, behavioural and public health expertise to create and exchange knowledge that fosters health equity and wellbeing

Disability and Health Unit

We aim to improve the health of people with disabilities, their families and communities through rigorous research and knowledge exchange.

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Evidence and Child Health

The Evidence and Child Health Unit comprises two programs: The Jack Brockhoff Child Health and Wellbeing Program that works towards a vision of every child having the opportunity for a fulfilling and healthy life, and the Public Health Insight program, which incorporates the Cochrane Public Health Group.

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Gender and Women's Health

The Gender and Women’s Health Unit aims to improve the health of women, their families and communities through high quality teaching, research and knowledge exchange. The Unit’s work contributes to knowledge about the health effects of gender inequity and its intersection with other social, economic, cultural, psychological, and biological factors.

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Health Humanities and Social Sciences

The Health Humanities and Social Sciences Unit brings together the humanities and social sciences in the study of health and health care. The Centre uses multi-disciplinary approaches to strengthen the nexus between theory and practice in the study of health and society.

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Indigenous Health Equity

The Indigenous Health Equity Unit is committed to research and teaching that is underpinned by principles of Indigenous community development and that will lead to long-term improvements in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

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Non Communicable Disease Unit

The Non-communicable Disease Prevention and Control Unit has recently relocated from Monash University and has combined with the existing world-class expertise and capabilities of Professor Rob Moodie and his team. 

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