Dr Thomas Lung
|Institute:||University of New South Wales|
Simulating the long-term health economic impact of overweight, obesity and related comorbidities
The increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity globally and in Australia is an urgent public health issue, due to its negative effects on health and its considerable cost to the health system.
Health budget constraints means funding decisions must target cost effective (i.e. sufficient gains in health for the cost) interventions that…