Vivian Lin

Summary

Affiliation: La Trobe University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Rethinking the politics and implementation of health in all policies
    Matthias Wismar
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Rue de l Autonomie 4, Brussels 1070, Belgium
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:17. 2013
  2. pmc "Communicate to vaccinate": the development of a taxonomy of communication interventions to improve routine childhood vaccination
    Natalie Willis
    Centre for Health Communication and Participation, Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:23. 2013
  3. pmc 'Communicate to vaccinate' (COMMVAC). building evidence for improving communication about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a programme of research
    Simon Lewin
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Olavs plass N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Implement Sci 6:125. 2011
  4. pmc The future of public health: the importance of workforce
    Vivian Lin
    Australian Insitute of Health Policy Studies AIHPS, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:4. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Does workforce regulation have the intended effect? The case of Chinese medicine practitioner registration
    Vivian Lin
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:455-61. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Commentary: a strategic agenda for IUHPE's scientific and technical development
    Vivian Lin
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Promot Educ 15:42-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Health promotion in Australia: twenty years on from the Ottawa Charter
    Vivian Lin
    La Trobe University, School of Public Health, Australia
    Promot Educ 14:203-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender and public health practice
    Vivian Lin
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Public Health 52:273-4. 2007
  9. pmc Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:105. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by older Australians
    Anthony L Zhang
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, P O Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:204-15. 2007

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Publications25

  1. pmc Rethinking the politics and implementation of health in all policies
    Matthias Wismar
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, Rue de l Autonomie 4, Brussels 1070, Belgium
    Isr J Health Policy Res 2:17. 2013
    ..Finally, we will need to better understand how a diverse set of actors from other sectors can internalize health as an intrinsic value...
  2. pmc "Communicate to vaccinate": the development of a taxonomy of communication interventions to improve routine childhood vaccination
    Natalie Willis
    Centre for Health Communication and Participation, Australian Institute for Primary Care and Ageing, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 13:23. 2013
    ..This paper reports on the development of the 'Communicate to vaccinate' taxonomy...
  3. pmc 'Communicate to vaccinate' (COMMVAC). building evidence for improving communication about childhood vaccinations in low- and middle-income countries: protocol for a programme of research
    Simon Lewin
    Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, Olavs plass N 0130 Oslo, Norway
    Implement Sci 6:125. 2011
    ..The aim of this project is to build research knowledge and capacity to use evidence-based strategies for improving communication about childhood vaccinations with parents and communities in LMICs...
  4. pmc The future of public health: the importance of workforce
    Vivian Lin
    Australian Insitute of Health Policy Studies AIHPS, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 6:4. 2009
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Does workforce regulation have the intended effect? The case of Chinese medicine practitioner registration
    Vivian Lin
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 35:455-61. 2011
    ..Based on the experience of the Chinese Medicine Registration Board, the paper points to issues that should be further considered as Chinese medicine moves into the national registration scheme in July 2012...
  6. doi request reprint Commentary: a strategic agenda for IUHPE's scientific and technical development
    Vivian Lin
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Promot Educ 15:42-3. 2008
    ..The further development of the scientific agenda will require collaborative work across the IUHPE executive and with the staff...
  7. ncbi request reprint Health promotion in Australia: twenty years on from the Ottawa Charter
    Vivian Lin
    La Trobe University, School of Public Health, Australia
    Promot Educ 14:203-8. 2007
    ..While the importance of social determinants is often recognised within and outside the health sector, health promotion practitioners are seldom at the centre of policy development. (Promotion & Education,..
  8. ncbi request reprint Gender and public health practice
    Vivian Lin
    La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    Int J Public Health 52:273-4. 2007
  9. pmc Acupuncture, chiropractic and osteopathy use in Australia: a national population survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 8:105. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use by older Australians
    Anthony L Zhang
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, P O Box 71, Bundoora, VIC 3083, Australia
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1114:204-15. 2007
    ..The elderly are also more likely than younger adults to discuss their use of CAM with their doctors, but doctors need to play a more active role in initiating such communication...
  11. doi request reprint Traditional chinese medicine: an update on clinical evidence
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization WHO Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, Discipline of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 16:301-12. 2010
    ..Commonly, the results of these studies were inconclusive due to the lack of quality and quantity of the trials to answer specific and answerable clinical questions...
  12. pmc Desired Chinese medicine practitioner capabilities and professional development needs: a survey of registered practitioners in Victoria, Australia
    Charlie C Xue
    Division of Chinese Medicine, School of Health Sciences, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:27. 2008
    ..This study obtained practitioners' views on desired capabilities for competent Chinese medicine practice and to identify professional development needs...
  13. pmc The development and pilot testing of a rapid assessment tool to improve local public health system capacity in Australia
    Prue Bagley
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Public Health 9:413. 2009
    ..The question of appropriate levels of infrastructure and capacity is critical at each level. Comparatively little is known about infrastructure and capacity at the local level...
  14. ncbi request reprint From public health research to health promotion policy: on the 10 major contradictions
    Vivian Lin
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne
    Soz Praventivmed 49:179-84. 2004
    ..These contradictions need to be recognized and managed if closer links are to be formed between public health research and health promotion policy...
  15. doi request reprint The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and health promotion: strengthening the ties
    Vivian Lin
    La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086, Australia
    Glob Health Promot 17:76-80. 2010
    ..These, in turn, could reduce tobacco smoking and other risks to health, as well as help close the health equity gap in developed and developing countries...
  16. ncbi request reprint Complementary and alternative medicine use in Australia: a national population-based survey
    Charlie C L Xue
    World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Altern Complement Med 13:643-50. 2007
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A population survey on the use of 24 common medicinal herbs in Australia
    Anthony Lin Zhang
    World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Traditional Medicine, School of Health Sciences, RMIT University, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:1006-13. 2008
    ..Herbal medicine use is common in Australia but little is known about the use of individual herbs...
  18. ncbi request reprint Brain drain of doctors from southern Africa: brain gain for Australia
    Sumit S Oberoi
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, 1 Kingsbury Drive, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 30:25-33. 2006
    ..Strategies to prevent brain drain from this depleted labour region are considered...
  19. ncbi request reprint Public health systems research: the state of the field
    Prue Bagley
    School of Public Health, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Melbourne, VIC 3086, Australia
    Aust Health Rev 32:721-32. 2008
    ..It also indicates there is significant scope for further research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prolead: health promotion leadership development in the Western Pacific region
    Vivian Lin
    Health Promot J Austr 16:176-8. 2005
  21. pmc Vision for a global registry of anticipated public health studies
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Bernard_
    Am J Public Health 97:S82-7. 2007
    ..This prospective, comprehensive system for tracking research in public health could help enhance collaboration and improve efficiency. Practical problems must be discussed before such a vision can be further developed...
  22. pmc Emerging strategies for healthy urban governance
    Scott Burris
    Temple University Beasley School of Law, Philadelphia, Pennysylvania, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i154-63. 2007
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  23. pmc Can scientists and policy makers work together?
    Bernard C K Choi
    Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Control, Public Health Agency of Canada, Government of Canada
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:632-7. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Health and risk behaviors: the ying and yang in surveillance
    Vivian Lin
    Int J Public Health 52:329-30. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint The regulation of complementary health: sacrificing integrity?
    Vivian Lin
    Med J Aust 180:96. 2004