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Complex problems require complex solutions: the utility of social quality theory for addressing the Social Determinants of Health
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2011)
In order to improve the health of the most vulnerable groups in society, the WHO Commission on Social Determinants of Health (CSDH) called for multi-sectoral action, which requires research and policy on the multiple and ...
Trust makers, breakers and brokers: building trust in the Australian food system
(BioMed Central, 2013-03)
Background The importance of consumer trust in the food supply has previously been identified, and dimensions of consumer trust in food—who they trust and the type of trust that they exhibit—has been explored. However, ...
Reconnecting Australian consumers and producers: identifying problems of distrust
A growing gap between the production and consumption of food has led to a decline in consumer trust in food, and a desire for increased regulation of food. The aim of this study was to investigate the nature of consumer ...
Inequities in access to healthcare: analysis of national survey data across six Asia-Pacific countries
(BioMed Central, 2013-07)
Background Evidence suggests that there is a link between inequitable access to healthcare and inequitable distribution of illness. A recent World Health Organization report stated that there is a need for research and ...
Investigating Australians’ trust: findings from a national survey.
(Chinese Sociological Association, 2010)
Trust has been identified as an indicator within Social Quality theory. As an important component of social quality, trust has become increasingly important in modern society because literature suggests that trust in a ...
In the interest of food safety: a qualitative study investigating communication and trust between food regulators and food industry in the UK, Australia and New Zealand
(BioMed Central, 2017-02-13)
Background Food regulatory bodies play an important role in public health, and in reducing the costs of food borne illness that are absorbed by both industry and government. Regulation in the food industry involves a ...
‘Never testing for HIV’ among Men who have Sex with Men in Viet Nam: results from an internet-based cross-sectional survey
(BioMed Central, 2013-12)
Background Men who have sex with men in Viet Nam have been under-studied as a high-risk group for HIV infection, and this population’s percentage and determinants of HIV testing have not been comprehensively ...
A qualitative study of CVD management and dietary changes: problems of ‘too much’ and ‘contradictory’ information
(BioMed Central, 2014-02-04)
Evaluating the use of citizens’ juries in food policy: a case study of food regulation
(BioMed Central, 2013-06)
Background Deliberative engagement techniques and citizens’ juries are touted as means of incorporating the public into policy decision-making, managing community expectations and increasing commitment to public health ...
Understanding the links between resilience and type-2 diabetes self-management: a qualitative study in South Australia
(BioMed Central, 2017-09-21)
Background Research conducted by Ward, Muller, Tsourtos, et al. (Soc Sci Med 72(7):1140–1148, 2011) has led to the development of the psycho-social interactive model of resilience, which reveals the interaction between ...