Affiliation: Deakin University
- A new generation of trade policy: potential risks to diet-related health from the trans pacific partnership agreementSharon Friel
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Acton 0200, ACT, Australia
Global Health 9:46. 2013..Health advocates and health-related policymakers must be proactive in their engagement with the trade negotiations. ..
- Cost-effectiveness of reducing salt intake in the Pacific Islands: protocol for a before and after intervention studyJacqui Webster
George Institute For Global Health, affiliated with the University of Sydney, Level 10, King George V Building, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Sydney, New South Wales 2050, Australia
BMC Public Health 14:107. 2014....
- Ability of body mass index and waist circumference to identify risk factors for non-communicable disease in the Pacific IslandsWendy Snowdon
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Fiji Electronic
Obes Res Clin Pract 8:e36-45. 2014..Action points for non-Melanesians were higher than for Melanesians, and region-wide values are therefore inappropriate.:..
- Processed foods available in the Pacific IslandsWendy Snowdon
C POND, Fiji National University and Deakin University, C O College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, FNU Tamavua Campus, Private Mail Bag, Suva, Fiji
Global Health 9:53. 2013..The Pacific Islands share common trade links and are heavily reliant on imported foods. The objective was to develop a dataset for the Pacific Islands on nutrient composition of processed foods sold and their sources...
- Prioritizing policy interventions to improve diets? Will it work, can it happen, will it do harm?W Snowdon
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria 3122, Australia
Health Promot Int 25:123-33. 2010..The process was successfully used in Fiji and Tonga and provided a more systematic way of understanding which policy interventions showed the most promise...
- Evidence-informed process to identify policies that will promote a healthy food environment in the Pacific IslandsWendy Snowdon
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Public Health Nutr 13:886-92. 2010..To implement a systematic evidence-informed process to enable Fiji and Tonga to identify the most feasible and targeted policy interventions which would have most impact on diet-related non-communicable diseases...
- Building an economic case for food interventions in the PacificWendy Snowdon
Fiji School of Medicine, Suva, Fiji
Pac Health Dialog 16:24-9. 2010..This paper outlines a project being undertaken in the region to develop cost-effectiveness models for food interventions in order to help build the case for action...
- Knowledge brokering between researchers and policymakers in Fiji to develop policies to reduce obesity: a process evaluationGade Waqa
Pacific Research Centre for the Prevention of Obesity and Non Communicable Diseases C POND, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Tamavua Campus, Princes Road Tamavua, Suva, Fiji
Implement Sci 8:74. 2013..The specific research question was: Can a knowledge brokering approach advance evidence-informed policy development to improve eating and physical activity environments in Fiji...
- Adolescent dietary patterns in Fiji and their relationships with standardized body mass indexJillian T Wate
School of Health and Social Development, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:45. 2013..The objective of this study was to identify the dietary patterns of adolescents in peri-urban Fiji and determine their relationships with standardized body mass index (BMI-z)...
- Knowledge exchange in the Pacific: The TROPIC (Translational Research into Obesity Prevention Policies for Communities) projectHelen Mavoa
WHO Collaborating Centre for Obesity Prevention, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Public Health 12:552. 2012....
- Participants' perceptions of a knowledge-brokering strategy to facilitate evidence-informed policy-making in FijiGade Waqa
Pacific Research Centre for the Prevention of Obesity and Non Communicable Diseases C POND, Fiji School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Fiji National University, Suva, Fiji
BMC Public Health 13:725. 2013....
- Problem and solution trees: a practical approach for identifying potential interventions to improve population nutritionWendy Snowdon
Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria 3125, Australia
Health Promot Int 23:345-53. 2008..Problem trees are a relatively simple tool to implement, easy to adapt to differing needs, can generate a wealth of information and can be more widely used...
- Adolescents Perceptions of Pro- and Antitobacco Imagery and Marketing: Qualitative Study of Students from Suva, FijiGade Waqa
C POND, Fiji National University, Fiji
Biomed Res Int 2015:602635. 2015..This study examines how Fijian students view tobacco and tobacco-related media depictions to gain insight into both drivers of smoking uptake and potential directions for prevention interventions...