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Towards improving obesity management and prevention

Currently recruiting

We are currently have two studies recruiting

  1. COMPaRE-PHC is recruiting mothers in Sydney for a study of infant feeding. Can you help us to recruit? Please click here for information
  2. The Better Management of Weight in General Practice (BMWGP) Study is currently recruiting practices.  Applications have been made for 80 Category 1 CPD points for clinical audit and active learning module for GPs and also for practice nurses. For more information about the trial, click here

Aim

The Centre for Obesity Management and Prevention Research Excellence in Primary Health Care (COMPaRE-PHC) aims to inform primary health care policy and practice in the prevention and management of obesity in disadvantaged populations across Australia.

Partners

COMPaRE–PHC brings together a strong multidisciplinary research team from UNSW Australia, University of Technology Sydney, Deakin University, University of Adelaide, University of Sydney and Inala Indigenous Health Service together with a range of international and national collaborators, advisors and stakeholders. For more information about us, click here.

COMPaRE-PHC research

We have three streams of research:

  1. Families with young children. For information on Stream 1, click here.
  2. Health literacy and weight management in disadvantaged communities. For information on Stream 2, click here.
  3. Implementation of obesity prevention and management guidelines. For information on Stream 3, click here

Knowledge transfer and exchange

COMPaRE-PHC aims to provide and facilitate translation of evidence to inform primary health care practice and policy. For information about KTE program, click here.

Acknowledgement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

COMPaRE-PHC recognises the unique position of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia as the original owners of the Land. Further, we acknowledge the strength, resilience and capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the context of the disadvantage many face.
 

Funding

COMPaRE-PHC is one of eight Centres of Research Excellence in Primary Health Care funded by the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute, which is supported by a grant from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. The information and opinions contained in this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute or the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

  

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The information and opinions expressed on this website do not necessarily reflect the views or policy of the above institutions.