Diseases

Journal article
17 April 2017

Planning for an effective response to the next pandemic is complex and requires extensive engagement between public health experts, clinicians, diagnostic laboratory staff, general and at-risk...

Journal article
27 March 2017

In recent years multiple novel influenza A strains have emerged in humans. We reviewed publically available data to summarise epidemiological characteristics of distinct avian influenza viruses...

Journal article
1 March 2017

Surveys were completed by people aged 65 years and older, to determine older people’s knowledge of epilepsy.

Report
13 January 2017

In 2015–16, 1,440 cases of hospital-associated Staphylococcus aureus bacteraemia (SAB) were reported in Australian public hospitals.

Journal article
14 December 2016

This article looks at identifying and monitoring mosquito-borne diseases.

Report
7 December 2016

This report aims to provide a more comprehensive picture of the full health loss attributable to diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Report
7 December 2016

This report describes a range of modifiable vascular risk factors for dementia, and estimates their individual and combined contribution to the burden of dementia in Australia.

Report
15 November 2016

An analysis of STIs in Australia and includes estimates of incidence and prevalence of HIV and viral hepatitis, by demographic and risk groups, patterns of treatment for HIV and viral hepatitis...

Report
10 November 2016

The evidence from this study will inform initiatives to help improve appropriate prescribing and health outcomes for people with chronic airways disease.

Report
23 September 2016

Provides a detailed description of the methods used to derive the fatal and non-fatal burden of disease for the Australian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations for 2011 and 2003...