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Primary prevention

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Journal article

Why do we not follow lifesaving rules? Factors affecting nonadherence to COVID-19 prevention guidelines in Indonesia: healthcare professionals' perspectives

This study aimed to understand Indonesian healthcare professionals' (HCPs) perceptions and experiences regarding barriers to both HCP and community adherence to COVID-19 prevention guidelines in their social life. This qualitative study employed in-depth interviewing as its method for primary data collection. Results demonstrated that HCP...
Journal article

The economics of skin cancer prevention with implications for Australia and New Zealand: where are we now?

This overview presents the current ‘state of play’ of the economics of skin cancer prevention in Australia and New Zealand. The paper argues that primary prevention must remain high on the public health agenda.
Report

Evaluation capacity building in primary prevention: learning enquiry final report

This report represents the culmination of recent evaluation capacity building efforts in Melbourne’s west and a subsequent learning enquiry to understanding the current state of play for evaluation capacity from a systems perspective.
Report

Change the story: a shared framework for the primary prevention of violence against women and their children in Australia (2nd Edition)

This resource is the second edition of 'Change the story', an evidence-based framework that guides a coordinated national approach to preventing violence against women. The report outlines the essential actions needed to address the gendered drivers of violence and shift the unequal distribution of power...
Evaluation

Rante-rante ampe Marle and Urreye: “Safe, respected and free from violence” projects evaluation

This evaluation uses a mixed method approach, and includes an assessment of the impact of the project on participants’ attitudes towards and beliefs about gender, violence and Aboriginal culture. The study also assesses the extent to which resources and media developed by the two projects...
Report

Community-led culture-centered prevention of family violence and sexual violence

This report presents findings from research into the primary prevention needs of diverse communities to address family violence and sexual violence (FVSV).
Report

Primary prevention of sexual violence and harassment against women and girls: combining evidence and practice knowledge

To build the evidence base, the authors of this report drew on an expert advisory group, an evidence review, data analysis/synthesis and extensive sector consultation to guide development of this theory of change.
Evaluation

Effective delivery methods and teaching strategies for child sexual abuse prevention: a rapid evidence check

This rapid evidence check presents the current state of child sexual abuse (CSA) prevention programs, reviewing their utility and effectiveness for CSA prevention education for children. It includes recommendations about the design and delivery of programs for pre-schoolers and children in the early primary school...
Evaluation

Tracking progress in prevention

The report demonstrates that Australia’s approach to primary prevention is based on sound evidence, showing encouraging signs of progress and heading in the right direction.
Systematic review

Interventions in out-of-home care: an updated evidence and gap map

This report summarises the findings from an updated systematic search for high-quality evidence of the impact that different out-of-home care (OOHC) interventions have on particular child and youth outcomes. These have been mapped to create an evidence and gap map.
Report

Community co-design of digital interventions for primary prevention of ageism and elder abuse

This report evaluates the consultation and co-design processes used to create the digital intervention and how this methodology impacted on the creation of the approach to storytelling about ageism as a driver of elder abuse.
Guide

Meaningful engagement for social inclusion: a practice guide

This guide is a collection of knowledge and expertise of those in Melbourne’s western region, who work in social inclusion. It aims to tackle challenges that were repeatedly raised during joint forums and surveys on the topic of social inclusion.
Guide

Unpacking violence: a storytelling resource for understanding non-physical forms of abuse and the gendered drivers of violence against women

Research shows that one in four women in Australia has experienced at least one incident of non-physical abuse from a partner. However, half of Australians find it difficult to recognise non-physical forms of abuse between partners. This resource aims to support prevention practitioners in their...
Report

Understanding and preventing the onset of child sexual abuse in adolescence and adulthood

The findings from this research support tailored prevention efforts for adolescents and adults. Emphasis should be placed on primary and secondary prevention efforts that are currently less developed in Australia, compared to tertiary responses.
Evaluation

Working with workplaces: challenges and opportunities for workplace violence prevention and bystander programs

This paper explores some of the challenges, tensions and opportunities in workplace-based programs for the primary prevention of violence against women, based on findings from program evaluation.
Report

Value in healthcare: mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation

The “Value in Healthcare - Mobilizing cooperation for health system transformation” highlights three drivers of health system transformation:
Technical report

Heart health: the first step to getting Australia's health on track

This resource provides an implementation map for one of the ten priority policy actions proposed in AHPC’s Getting Australia’s Health on Track 2016.
Literature review

Bystanders for primary prevention: a rapid review

This literature review was produced for VicHealth by Deakin University. It focuses on the primary prevention of violence against women and family violence, and examines the intricacies of bystander behaviour.
Briefing paper

What is effective primary prevention in sexual assault? Translating the evidence for action

This summary provides an evidence-based summary of the key issues involved in program design in primary prevention initiatives.