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23 July 2020
Australians are being urged not to ignore their long-term risk of chronic disease during COVID-19, as a new report highlights overweight and obesity as a major risk factor affecting two in three Australian adults.
9 April 2020
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance (ACDPA) is concerned some people are overlooking their existing chronic conditions and even failing to call triple zero (000) for an ambulance in an immediate life-threatening emergency.
18 November 2019
Leading public health and consumer groups welcome the outcomes of the Ministerial Forum as an important step in concluding the Health Star Rating (HSR) System Five Year Review.
19 September 2019
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance welcomes the first steps for the National Preventive Health Strategy, with the Federal government's announcement of the Expert Steering Committee today.
20 August 2019
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance welcomes the recent decisions to improve food labelling and provide clear and simple health information on food and drinks.
3 May 2019
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance welcomes the recent Federal Labor announcement, if elected, of a $115.6 million investment in a healthier Australia.
9 April 2019
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance has welcomed last week’s Budget statement and announcements by both the Government and the Opposition to invest in chronic disease treatment and care, while calling on the major parties to commit to more action on prevention in the upcoming election campaign
24 February 2019
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance welcomes cross-party support for a Medicare item to prevent and manage vascular disease - heart, stroke, kidney disease and type 2 diabetes.
1 February 2019
New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that the gap between the lowest and highest socioeconomic groups continues to widen for heart disease, stroke, diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
6 December 2018
Junk food advertising to children urgently needs to be better regulated. That’s a recommendation from the Senate report on obesity, released last night, and a message that the Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance strongly supports.
16 October 2018
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance welcomes the recent COAG Health Council commitment to develop a national obesity strategy. The announcement comes a day after World Obesity Day, when obesity was recognised as a significant global issue requiring urgent action by governments.
25 September 2018
Health groups are urging the Australian Government to step up its commitment to chronic disease prevention, as world leaders prepare for a UN High-level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) this week.
19 June 2018
The Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance is calling on all parliamentarians to support a range of measures to reduce the burden of preventable chronic disease, at a special forum in Parliament House today.