Department of Health (Australia)

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2 Mar 2012

This is the second Annual Progress report and highlights the significant progress being made to improve the health care system to provide better prevention, detection and management of chronic disease through the Commonwealth’s contribution to the National Partnership Agreement on Closing The Gap in Indigenous...


29 Feb 2012

Otitis media is a significant health issue, especially for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. Some studies suggest that up to 91% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in remote communities present with otitis media. Long term otitis media can result in hearing impairment,...


23 Nov 2011

This report provides information on adults aged 18-64 years with psychotic illness in contact with public specialised mental health services, as well as those receiving mental health services from non-government organisations.

The second national survey of psychotic illness was conducted in 2010 to provide...


8 Jul 2011

In June 2009, Allen and Clarke Regulatory Specialists were commissioned by the Department of Health and Ageing to evaluate two Indigenous health programs: the Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI), and the Expanding Health Services Delivery Initiative (EHSDI). This report provides findings and recommendations...

Discussion paper

15 Mar 2011

This Discussion Paper has been prepared by the Department of Health and Ageing as a basis for consultation with pathology stakeholders. These consultations will inform the development of advice to the Minister for Health and Ageing, the Hon Nicola Roxon MP, regarding options for future...

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