Garth Alperstein

Journal article

Health and access issues among Australian adolescents: a rural-urban comparison

In 2000 a study began to examine the health needs and help seeking behaviour of young people in New South Wales, and their service provision. More than 650 high school students took part in focus groups in 2001-2002, with 56 focus groups in urban areas...

Reducing the lead load in childhood and measles immunisation in children with allergy to eggs

Lead exposure in early childhood can have serious effects on development. Reducing the lead exposure of young children is thus critical. In the wake of a 1993 NHMRC call to urgently reduce the lead load of Australians, this article sets out the common ways that...