Organisation

Australian Health Policy Collaboration

Acronym
AHPC
Owning Institution
Description

The Australian Health Policy Collaboration promotes and supports a national policy agenda for the prevention of chronic diseases that improves population health and wellbeing in Australia. 

Our mission is to inform and influence public policy and its practice, through the translation and application of evidence, to improve health outcomes in Australia and particularly for socioeconomically disadvantaged communities.

Items authored

Research report

A report card on preventable oral diseases and their risk factors: tracking progress for a healthier Australia by 2025
19 Mar 2018

This report card looks at the oral health of Australian adults in relation to risk factors, oral disease and adverse oral health outcomes. Australia’s Adult Oral Health Tracker will be issued regularly and will track the targets for better oral health in Australia by 2025....

Website

24 Nov 2016

A digital platform from Victoria University, Australia’s Health Tracker by Area reveals that West Australians have low rates of high blood pressure (9.3%) while Tasmania’s blood pressure is soaring (12.1% have high blood pressure).

Australia’s Health Tracker by Area is developed by the Australian...

Research report

A brief report card on preventable chronic diseases, conditions and their risk factors: tracking progress for a healthier Australia by 2025
5 Jul 2016

Australia’s Health Tracker, Australia’s Adult Health Tracker and Australia’s Children and Young People Health Tracker are report cards that provide a comprehensive assessment of the health of Australians in relation to chronic diseases and their risk factors. The report cards will be issued regularly and...

Research report

5 Jul 2016

Australia’s Health Tracker, Australia’s Adult Health Tracker and Australia’s Children and Young People Health Tracker are report cards that provide a comprehensive assessment of the health of Australians in relation to chronic diseases and their risk factors. The report cards will be issued regularly and...

Items published

Technical report

8 Aug 2018

This is the first Australian study to quantify the risks of physical health conditions contributing to a wide range of mental health conditions, including anxiety and depression. The latest national report card reveals the strong links between chronic physical ill health and mental ill health....

Research report

A report card on preventable oral diseases and their risk factors: tracking progress for a healthier Australia by 2025
19 Mar 2018

This report card looks at the oral health of Australian adults in relation to risk factors, oral disease and adverse oral health outcomes. Australia’s Adult Oral Health Tracker will be issued regularly and will track the targets for better oral health in Australia by 2025....

Policy report

The case for an Australian health survey
8 Mar 2018

This report is the work of a national collaboration of leading experts, researchers and practitioners working in health, education, transport, public health and policy. It outlines a national implementation strategy for an ongoing commitment to the Australian Health Survey.

Research report

28 Feb 2018

This resource presents a review of the ways in which Australia is attempting to encourage and enable individuals to look after their own health and wellbeing. The role of 'self care' in effective health management and treatment is one of the major gaps in Australia's...

Policy report

30 Jan 2018

This policy paper is the work of a national collaboration of leading experts, researchers and practitioners working in health, education, transport, public health and policy.

Items authored

4

Items published/produced

21

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