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    Incredibly rewarding to see how ’s work on in Southeast Asia has led approve a new cancer program to make treatment more affordable and equitable in the Philippines:

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  4. 8 hours ago

    This is what it's about. Driving change to make things better.

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  5. 12 hours ago

    Great to see the work of making a real impact in one of the biggest countries in SE Asia

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  6. Glad to meet our civil society champions at the 8th Global Forum on with the focus on You role is critical in: ✔️contextualizing the global agenda ✔️advocacy, ✔️capacity building, ✔️community-based services, and ✔️accountability holders

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  7. 17 hours ago

    Brendan Murphy CMO Australia recognises value of national stroke register. Now need to ensure wholehearted support from the States and Territories.

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  8. 16 hours ago

    Prof Brendan Murphy at produces a list and reads out the all the ‘strategic action plans’ being developed in Australia to address different kinds of . Says they all need implementation funding and ‘we need to get beyond plans’

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  9. 17 hours ago

    Brendan Murphy says We need to support implementation of food related initiatives including Healthy Food Partnership and Diabetes Strategy.

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  10. 17 hours ago

    'You can't exercise a nation out of obesity.' Prof Brendan Murphy discusses the need for broader strategies to address the obesity epidemic and help Australia achieve the sustainable development goals.

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  11. 17 hours ago

    Brendan Murphy Australia’s CMO - ‘There’s enthusiasm out there to work on health care homes version 2.’ Bring it on.

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  12. 17 hours ago

    Prof Brendan Murphy responds to questions from about social determinants of health in remote Indigenous communities, particularly role of food pricing and availability - says obesity rate needs ‘more than education’ & points to health food in schools.

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  13. 16 hours ago

    On why aren't we meeting our NCD targets, Brendan Murphy CMO Australia says nationally, we have a lot of plans (stroke, kidney etc); we now need to consolidate and move to implementation

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  14. 16 hours ago

    Prof Brendan Murphy says we have a bunch of strategies to improve NCD control. But we need to progress beyond just plans and strategies to achieve the SDGs.

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  15. 17 hours ago

    Prof Brendan Murphy at says the Commonwealth is funding a number of roadmaps and action plans for various chronic disease in Australia - next challenge is resourcing and implementing those plans.

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  16. 17 hours ago

    ‘Australia should be proud of what we’ve done in tobacco. But it’s straightforward compared to food. Food is beneficial’ Brendan Murphy Somewhat true. Food is not tobacco, but tactics of food industry often direct from the tobacco playbook. We can learn from this

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  17. 16 hours ago

    Very true! But we must not overlook the many other health benefits of and such as reduced risk of certain cancers, CHD, diabetes, stroke, depression, dementia, sarcopenia, falls in older age etc. etc.

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  18. Out of pocket costs are a big concern, says Prof Brendan Murphy.

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  19. 17 hours ago

    Brendan Murphy highlights significant disparities in access to healthcare within regional and remote communities in Australia and the need for health workforce reform to reach places of need

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  20. 17 hours ago

    ‘Govt considering how best to reward quality in GP practice’ Prof Brendan Murphy CMO - a welcome move

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