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UV wristbands helping adolescents to stay safe in the sun

Sun safety is being promoted with free UV indicating wristbands and sunscreen at South Bank Parklands these school holidays in an effort to get children and young people to make sunscreen and other sun protection part of daily routine.

The initiative by Queensland Health and Surf Life Saving Queensland puts into action QUT research on the use of UV-sensing wristbands. QUT Public Health researcher Dr Elke Hacker who is an expert in the use of technology to promote sun safe habits conducted the study during November in 2019. Read more >