Think Health? Think Family | National Policy Forum

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Good health is built, maintained, protected, & supported by families. But families are vastly overlooked in initiatives that promote population health and health equity despite their influence on health.

Researchers from the Research School of Population Health and our partners from Families Australia will discuss the vital role of families at the intersection of health and social policy, what we have learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and implications for research, education, policy, and practice.

Background Research

Families as a Cornerstone in 21st Century Public Health: Recommendations for Research, Education, Policy, and Practice