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Health taskforce needs to close the loop on sneaky advertising to primary school children

Monday 7 September 2009
The Preventative Health Taskforce recommendations for the phased banning of TV advertising to children before 9pm is a welcome step, however they stop short of protecting children from strategically placed messaging from junk food manufacturers while at school. Read more

Australia to become global leader in tobacco control with new recommendations to tackle smoking

Tuesday 1 September 2009
Australia's place as a world leader in tobacco control will be cemented if recommendations, released today in the report of the Preventative Health Taskforce, are implemented without delay. Read more

Be SunSmart - 5 things to remember from September!

Tuesday 1 September 2009
UV radiation levels are already rising in Victoria so don't wait until summer to use sun protection. In Victoria, from September through to the end of April average UV levels are 3 and above, which is when UV radiation can damage skin and eyes and lead to skin cancer. Read more

Fat chance to fix obesity without govt keeping the pressure on industry

Tuesday 1 September 2009
A coalition of peak health bodies has welcomed the obesity recommendations of the National Preventative Health Taskforce, but warns the government needs to be strong and hold industry to account while focusing on interventions that will deliver the greatest gains to our community. Read more

Final kids TV advertising standards leave Australian children vulnerable to exploitation

Tuesday 1 September 2009
The final version of the Children's Television Standards released today by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has failed to protect our children, according to the Obesity Policy Coalition's senior adviser, Jane Martin. Read more

Strong leadership needed to reverse alcohol harms

Tuesday 1 September 2009
A Coalition of health agencies has endorsed the National Preventative Health Taskforce's recommendations on alcohol warning labels, implementing an independent advertising regulator and taxation and price reforms. Read more

Cancer Council Victoria welcomes new SunSmart funding on Daffodil Day

Friday 28 August 2009
One million dollars in new funding announced today for a skin cancer prevention campaign in Victoria has been welcomed by Cancer Council Victoria, as volunteers work tirelessly throughout the state on Daffodil Day. Read more

UICC President calls on Governments to follow Victorian lead

Tuesday 25 August 2009
The Victorian Government's commitment to improvements in cancer survival rates has been showcased at the Livestrong Global Cancer Summit in Dublin. Read more

Smokers at increased risk of cervical cancer

Tuesday 18 August 2009
Many of us are aware smoking causes lung cancer, what's not commonly known is that smoking increases your risk of developing cancer of the cervix. Recent figures indicate 49% of Indigenous women smoke, which places Indigenous women at higher risk of developing the deadly disease. Read more
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