Is losing weight slowly better? Apparently not.
We are now recruiting general practices to participate in the following intervention studies in Sydney and Adelaide:
- The Better Management of Weight in General Practice (BMWGP) Study: For information, click here
- Feasibility trials of the UK-based Counterweight weight-loss program. For information, click here for Sydney and here for Adelaide.
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.
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.
We have three streams of research:
- Families with young children. For information on Stream 1, click here.
- Health literacy and weight management in disadvantaged communities. For information on Stream 2, click here.
- 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 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.