The Centre for Adolescent Health is enormously grateful to Geoff Handbury AO, a generous benefactor of our work for the past 25 years who died at home in late November, aged 94.
On International Volunteer Day, the Centre for Adolescent Health would like to acknowledge and thank Hannah, Steph, Millie, Han, Olufunke and Gianella for their invaluable contributions to the Centre in 2019.
Please join us for our next Catalysing Connections networking event, Wed 6 November. An exciting panel discussion with thought leaders in criminal justice, adolescent health, human rights law, youth services, and research.
Announcing our new Centre for Research Excellence (CRE) on Driving Global Investment in Adolescent Health, led by Professor George Patton.
When does childhood end? That’s the question international researchers are asking as they chart age cut-offs for paediatric services around the world. Read Prof Sawyer’s article.
Dr Jess Heerde on reducing the impact of homelessness for young people through establishing a foundation for prevention, breaking down stereotypes, and giving young people a voice. Read the interview.
For young people experiencing homelessness, violence and its threat can become a daily issue of survival and protection. Read more about Dr Heerde and Dr Pallotta-Chiarolli’s work.
Once considered a latent period, the transition from primary school to secondary school is now thought to be critical in the health and emotional development of students. Listen to the podcast and/or read the interview with Professor George Patton.
Throughout the month of August, PMNCH and partners are hosting a weekly webinar. Every webinar a different organisation shares their key learnings, best practises and will discuss opportunities to influence promises, policies and programs to support adolescent health and wellbeing.
Adolescent births in Australia have fallen to an all-time low. However, the lack of national data means that we cannot tell whether this decrease reflects lower rates of conception or higher rates of abortion.