Public Health Resources
- Public health job advertisements in Australia and New Zealand: a changing landscape
- Special issue of the journal Pedagogy in Health Promotion
- Foundation Competencies for Public Health Graduates and Curriculum Framework
- Peer Reviewed Articles
- 2021 CAPHIA Intern Articles - Did you hear about that?
- CAPHIA supports the World Federation of Public Health Associations (WFPHA) Statement on Equitable Access to Vaccines
CAPHIA works with a number of organisations to promote members views to advance public health education, research and workforce development.
In Australia, the Public Health Association of Australia Inc (PHAA) provides a forum for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and information on public health. The Association is also involved in advocacy for public health policy, development, research and training.
PHAA has Branches in every state and territory. Membership of over 1700 individuals spans the health spectrum and over 40 public health related occupations are represented.
PHAA has thirteen Special Interest Groups for members to meet with those who have similar interests and passions, to exchange information and to develop policy positions and papers.
PHA NZ is a national membership organisation with a commitment for health and well-being within New Zealand.
WFPHA is a professional society representing and serving the broad field of public health internationally. CAPHIA is an active member of the association including participation in research and education into workforce development and accreditation of public health professionals.
The Global Network for Academic Public Health (Global Network) enhances academic public health worldwide through mutual learning and collaborations between academic public health institutions globally in order to improve and protect the health of people and the planet. CAPHIA is an active member of the Global Network including contribution to the 2021 position statement: Global governance for improved human, animal, and planetary health: the essential role of schools and programs of public health.
Peer-Reviewed Articles on Public Health Pedagogy
A growing body of evidence to facilitate the best possible public health pedagogy.
- What Students Value Most about the Learning Environment of a Postgraduate Public Health Classroom
- Pedagogical scholarship in public health: A call for cultivating learning communities to support evidence-based education, Cheryl Merzel et al. 2017
- Moving Global Health Forward in Academic Institutions, Didier Wernli et al. 2016
Intern Articles by the 2021 CAPHIA Social Media Interns
Looking to the Past to Guide Our Future by Kathleen Prokopovich, University of Wollongong, published May 2021.
Increased COVID Vaccine Hesitancy in Australia by Jennifer Chen, University of Queensland, Published May 2021.
ADHD or ADHDon't; the Controversy of Diagnosis and Treatment. By Zoe Lawrence-Haughey, University of Western Australia, May 2021
Migrant Drowning in Australia; How can high risk groups be addressed? By Janette Inwood, University of Western Australia, May 2021
Disability Inclusion for Equitable Public Health Efforts by Lindsey Ngo, Griffith University, June 2021
How can you help at your local bloodbank? By Jennifer Chen, University of Queensland, June 2021
The dangerous impacts of COVID-19 response measures on non-communicable diseases. By Soldana Hossain, Macquarie University, June 2021
The impact of unhealthy food advertising and pricing on Australian's diets. By Janette Inwood, University of Western Australia, July 2021
Diabetiquette: Concerns of those living with diabetes. By Zoe Lawrence-Haughey, University of Western Australia, July 2021
What does the Delta variant mean for Australia’s pursuit of ‘covid zero’? By Yi Ying (Jennifer) Chen, MPH Student, University of Queensland, July 2021
Identifying Resilience by Kathleen Prokopovich, University of Wollongong, June 2021
2021 World Breastfeeding Week is Here! By Yi Ying (Jennifer) Chen, MPH Student, University of Queensland, August 2021
The Infodemic: Emerging Public Health Challenges by Zoe Lawrence-Haughey, University of Western Australia, August 2021
Conflicting Nutrition Information and Consumer Confusion by Lindsey Ngo, Griffith University, August 2021
Mental Health and the Pandemic by Janette Inwood, University of Western Australia, August 2021
The No Fault COVID-19 Indemnity Scheme by Kathleen Prokopovich, University of Wollongong, September 2021
Suicide Prevention Awareness Month by Kelsey Thanam, University of Auckland, September 2021
Australia's alcohol consumption and advertising. By Janette Inwood, University of Western Australia, September 2021
Malaria Vaccine by Lindsey Ngo, Griffith University, October 2021
Fibromyalgia by Kelsey Thanam, University of Auckland, November 2021
Epilepsy by Kelsey Thanam, University of Auckland, November 2021
Intern Articles 2020 - 2019
What is it like to be a migrant female ECR in academia? by Dr Sabrina Gupta, Department of Public Health, La Trobe University
What type of mask should healthcare workers use to protect from novel coronavirus diseases (COVID-19) pandemic? Abrar Ahmad Chughtai, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, UNSW
Setting yourself up to thrive for grant writing seasons by Dr Elizabeth Pritchard, Monash University, WALT Institute
New research into employment in public health by Dr Rory Watts, CAPHIA Top-Up Scholarship recipient
Foundation Competencies for Public Health Graduates and Curriculum Framework
The second edition of the Foundation Competencies for Public Health Graduates is now available.
The second edition of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health Curriculum Framework document is now available.
Foundation Competencies for Master of Public Health Graduates in Australia from the Australian Network of Academic Public Health Institutions (ANAPHI), September 2009. This document describes the baseline set of competencies expected of a graduate from a Master of Public Health (MPH) program in Australia. It is offered as a guide to academic teaching programs for MPH program curriculum development.