Systems Thinking for Obesity Prevention: Whole of Community Systems-Based Childhood Obesity Prevention
Dr. Allender presents a fascinating application of systems thinking to obesity prevention in children. Even though there are complex drivers (or causes) of childhood obesity, we do have ways of combatting the problem. Presented by Dr. Steven Allender, Professor, Faculty of Health, School of Health & Social Development, Deakin University. (2018)
What are the most common signs and symptoms of thyroid disease? How is thyroid disease treated? For Thyroid Awareness Month, we answer some common questions about thyroid disease in children and adolescents.
In the lead up to National Indigenous Peoples Day, a Cowichan Elder who's a cultural supervisor on a preterm births study said researchers need to involve the community from the start and avoid "swooping in."
We believe there’s nothing we can’t do with your support. It can take years to turn scientific breakthrough into new interventions and treatments. Funding helps speed the pace of change. When given the resources, we can bring transformative therapies – and hope – out of the laboratory and into the clinic to save and improve children’s lives.