respiratory diseases

Report

4 Dec 2018

This report investigates the utility of the Pharmaceuticals Benefits Scheme (PBS) and Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) claims data in answering key research questions for reporting on the treatment and management of chronic respiratory conditions in Australia.

Report

13 Nov 2018

Mesothelioma in Australia – infocus presents the latest available information on the incidence of mesothelioma in Australia, along with mortality and information on previous asbestos exposure.

Strategy

24 Oct 2018

This report paints the clearest picture yet of the true burden of lung cancer in Australia, now and over the next decade. It hones in on the confronting challenges facing those living with lung cancer and outlines solutions to improve outcomes that are currently far...

Report

17 Oct 2018

Indoor mould growth is a common problem in homes and workplaces which is usually easy to treat, and generally does not impact on human health. In some cases, human contact with mould can cause health issues, such as worsening asthma symptoms, an allergic response, and...

Working paper

13 Aug 2018

This working paper outlines the content of a workshop on developing a national surveillance approach for respiratory epidemics, which was held in Canberra on 3 May 2017. It is intended as a resource for policy makers, hospital administrators, clinicians, researchers and peak organisations.

Report

24 Jan 2018

This document provides an overview of information gained from influenza surveillance in New Zealand in 2016. The New Zealand influenza surveillance system compiles information from a variety of sources on disease burden, epidemiology, viral aetiology, risk factors, clinical presentation and outcomes, and vaccine effectiveness.

Report

27 Nov 2017

This report shows that the transparent and coordinated approach taken by all governments has had a positive impact, as they work towards the elimination of asbestos-related diseases in Australia.

Report

12 Jul 2017

This report presents information on the disease burden of chronic respiratory conditions using data from the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011.

Report

10 Nov 2016

This demonstration data linkage study investigates the use of lung function testing in the diagnosis and management of chronic airways disease. It uses data from the 45 and Up Study linked to Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) data. The study shows...

Strategy

19 May 2015

Preventing the risk of asbestos exposure is important to all Australians. While the states and territories have taken steps to minimise exposure, predominantly in the workplace, this is the first time a national approach to asbestos eradication, handling and awareness is being pursued. The...

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