CHAMP: a novel collaboration between public health and the media

Melissa A Sweet, Simon Chapman, Ray N Moynihan and Jonathan H Green
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (4): 206-207.
  • Melissa A Sweet1
  • Simon Chapman2
  • Ray N Moynihan3,0
  • Jonathan H Green4

  • 1 Sweet Communication, NSW.
  • 2 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
  • 4 Crikey, Melbourne, VIC.


Dr Mark Ragg was involved in discussions leading to CHAMP’s formation.

Competing interests:

Melissa Sweet is paid for writing articles for Crikey and for coordinating CHAMP and Croakey. She holds honorary appointments at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney and at the School of Medicine, Notre Dame University (Sydney campus). Ray Moynihan is a regular contributor to Crikey.

  • 1. Hall W. Tackling the double standards on drugs. Crikey 2008; 5 Apr.
  • 2. Wodak A. Supporting cannabis law reform without inhaling. Crikey 2008; 12 Jun.
  • 3. Brooks P. My 2020 idea: Stop funding ineffective medical treatments. Crikey 2008; 14 Apr.
  • 4. Glasson B. We need a new type of health professional. Crikey 2008; Apr 17.
  • 5. Moynihan R. Global PR firm outed as force behind blood clot awareness campaign. Crikey 2008; 27 Jun.
  • 6. Tyler H. NT Intervention a lemon: 28 medical specialists give their diagnosis. Crikey 2008; 4 Sep.
  • 7. Simons M. The content makers: understanding the media in Australia. Melbourne: Penguin Australia, 2007.


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