- Professor Susan Sawyer
Director, Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Children’s Research Institute; Nossal Institute for Global Health, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health; Geoff and Helen Handbury Chair of Adolescent Health, Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, University of Melbourne
Promoting health in schools: Old idea, new opportunities
The WHO’s ‘health promoting schools’ is an old idea, but new research including the University of Melbourne is finding new ways to fully realise its potential.
Re-thinking our definition of adolescence
A University of Melbourne expert says that the age of adolescence has evolved and we need to improve our understanding of the modern problems of teenagers.
Nursing our global youth back to health
Looking after the health of those aged 10-24 has been a much neglected part of global health policy, but a new Lancet Commission aims to turn the tide.
WHO focuses on adolescent health?
Global improvements in maternal and child health means for the first time, the health needs of adolescents have been noted as an emerging vulnerable demographic