Health & Wellbeing

17 September 2014

This report presents a literature review on the development of a nomenclature for models of maternity care in Australia.

17 September 2014

This report presents the findings of consultation on a proposed system for classifying models of maternity care in Australia.

16 September 2014

This report discusses global trends in under-five and neonatal mortality since 1990, and also analyses key interventions for mothers and their newborns, highlighting a gap between contact with the health system and the quality of care received.

16 September 2014

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) are funded to provide a range of primary health care services to Aboriginal people. This paper examines the evidence of the effectiveness of ACCHS found in the academic literature, asseses its quality, and analyses the implications for policymakers.

16 September 2014

Evaluates the effectiveness of existing suicide prevention services and programs in reducing suicide and suicide ideation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

12 September 2014

This is the first national report on the epidemiology of stillbirth in Australia.

11 September 2014

Sets out the response required in New Zealand to a case of probable and/or confirmed poliomyelitis (polio) caused by a wild-type poliovirus or by a vaccine-derived poliovirus (VDPV).

10 September 2014

Outlines nine key areas the Ministry of Health will support over the next three years to maximize the health, independence and wellbeing of people with dementia.

10 September 2014

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are more than three times as likely as non-Indigenous adults to have diabetes, and they experience it at much younger ages, according to the results of this health survey.

10 September 2014

Draws attention to the unique challenges faced by the 800 young women per year diagnosed with breast cancer in Australia.