Health & Wellbeing

Research
27 May 2015

The results from the study reveal a bleak picture of entrenched and persistent poverty and disadvantage for a significant proportion of people who access Salvation Army ER and support services....

Research
27 May 2015

This paper considers the ways in which Foucault's (1979) theoretical concept of the panopticon might be used more generally in consideration of public health research and interventions.

Research
27 May 2015

Disability-inclusive development is a priority for Australia’s international engagement. This strategy aims to promote improved quality of life of people with disabilities in developing countries...

Research
27 May 2015

This e-brief offers an overview of the legal position in respect to e-cigarettes, along with a summary of research findings and viewpoints in the contemporary debate.

Research
26 May 2015

This discussion paper notes a key role for Primary Health Networks in realising effective and lasting improvement in mental health outcomes, through adopting a person-centred approach in service...

Research
26 May 2015

The demand for synthetic drugs in East and Southeast Asia and Oceania continues to rise, while rapid economic integration is creating new opportunities for transnational criminal groups to expand...

Research
26 May 2015

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare developed a national data standards strategy and implementation plan to enhance the comparability, quality and coherence of information across the...

Research
26 May 2015

This paper reflects on the lessons learnt from previous organised primary health care models in Australia and  considers the factors that are essential for Primary Health Networks to create true...

Research
22 May 2015

This guide shows how to carry out a health literacy review and build a health-literate organisation.

Audio
22 May 2015

Professor June Andrews, Director of the Dementia Services Development Centre at the University of Stirling in Scotland, discusses dementia care.