Building systems, capacity, and understanding for a healthier society
Head: Prof John Coveney
Flinders Prevention, Promotion and Primary Health Care is built around Flinders’ reputation nationally funded programmes in research and education.
The Academic unit includes Public Health, Social Health Sciences, the Southgate Institute for Health Society and Equity and the South Australian Community Health Research Unit, Indigenous Health, Mental Health Promotion, General Practice and the Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, and Flinders’ Centres for Injury Studies, Alcohol and Drugs, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics.
This Academic unit is nationally and internationally recognised for its:
- understanding of the social determinants of health;
- capacity for influence at a policy level;
- community participation;
- research and reports; and
- extensive health and human service networks.