“This presentation will outline some of the public health challenges facing Australia, discuss the role of advocacy, and describe campaigns that have helped to change policy, behaviour and public health in Australia”.
Mike Daube is Professor of Health Policy at Curtin University, where he is Director of the Public Health Advocacy Institute and the McCusker Centre for Action on Alcohol and Youth. Before moving to Curtin in 2005 he was Director General of Health for Western Australia and Chair of the National Public Health Partnership.
He has been active nationally and internationally as a campaigner on public health issues, and has led a range of innovative public health programs. His current roles include President of the Australian Council on Smoking and Health and Co-Chair of the National Alliance for Action on Alcohol. He was Chair of the Australian Government’s Expert Committee that recommended tobacco plain packaging and other components of the program now in place.
He has published widely, has been a consultant for WHO, international health organisations and governments in more than thirty countries, and has received numerous awards for his work including recently the American Cancer Society’s Luther Terry Distinguished Career Award.
PS* This seminar is free and open to the public & no RSVP required.
Professor Mike Daube, Deputy Chair, Preventative Health Task force
Blakers Lecture Room, Ground Floor, Mathematics Building, The University of Western Australia
: 6488 7565
Wed, 08 May 2013 16:00
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