Here we present a selection of our research projects and our latest news

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Panel Provider of Services to MSAC

Posted by Louisa Gordon on 11 August 2015
Louisa Gordon and her team apply their research skills in epidemiology, biostatistics, and health economics to evaluate and prepare high quality critiques, protocols and health technology assessments. Each output involves analysis and review of efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness data. The reports prepared by CAHE aid decisions regarding whether services and tests should be funded by the Medicare Benefits Scheme.
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Economic Studies in Sun and Health: Skin Cancers and Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted by Louisa Gordon on 11 August 2015

Louisa Gordon and Tom Elliott are undertaking health economics research to estimate the costs and benefits of too little or too much ultraviolet radiation in Australian populations. The research will address the harms and benefits of the dual problem of skin cancer and diseases associated with Vitamin D deficiency. This project is part of the NHMRC CRE in Sun and Health (CRESH).

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Celebrate. Remember. Fight Back. Episodic Volunteering for Non-Profits

Posted by Angus Ng on 11 August 2015
Angus Ng and Paul Scuffham from CAHE will work with Prof Suzanne Chambers (Lead) and Dr Melissa Hyde, also from Griffith University, on this recently awarded ARC linkage grant.
The interdisciplinary project aims to use mixed methods and multiple perspectives to provide an evidence base and recommendations for non-profit sector policy and practice given the threatened decrease in long-term, continuous volunteering and increase in episodic volunteering.
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The Townsville Diabetes Telehealth Trial

Posted by Paul Scuffham on 4 August 2015

Paul Scuffham and his team just completed work on a trial to assess if remote access to clinicians using telehealth technologies over broadband lead to improved diabetic control in a way that benefits patients, carers and clinicians, and improves the overall health system. The Townsville Broadband-Enabled Diabetes Telehealth Trial and Trial Extension was funded by the Australian Government as represented by the Department of Communications.

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