Penny Tolhurst

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A 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 is the first comprehensive assessment of how Australia’s population is faring when measured against these health targets for 2025. It includes data on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous people, and children as well as adults.

Journal article

18 Apr 2016

The global action plan of the World Health Organization (WHO) for preventing and controlling non-communicable diseases aims to substantially reduce the burden of premature mortality caused by cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and chronic lung disease by 2025, through action on nine targets measured by 25...

Technical report

25 Nov 2015

This report documents the targets and indications that can support, guide and track progress towards a substantial change in the health of Australia. The work comes for a national coalition through the operations of seven working groups and other supporting organisations.

Discussion paper

7 Aug 2015

Analyses available baseline information for chronic diseases in Australia, as a starting point for chronic disease target and indicator consideration.


The Australian Health Policy Collaboration (AHPC) is facilitating development of a set of targets and indicators to measure and track the...

Technical report

7 Aug 2015

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Global Action Plan for the Prevention and Control of NCDs 2013‐2020 aims to reduce the burden of non‐communicable diseases by 2025, through action on nine targets measured by 25 indicators of performance. While the WHO 25 x 25 targets were...

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