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James Dunbar

Policy report

Improving brain and body health: linking dementia and chronic disease prevention

The evidence cited in this paper makes a strong case for a new approach to risk reduction. Science is increasingly clarifying the pathways through which brain and body interactions take place and shedding light on the impacts of disease on the brain and other organs...
Technical report

Australia's mental health and physical health tracker: technical paper

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.
Technical report

Heart health: the first step to getting Australia's health on track

This resource provides an implementation map for one of the ten priority policy actions proposed in AHPC’s Getting Australia’s Health on Track 2016.
Policy report

Getting Australia's health on track 2016

Getting Australia's Health on Track 2016 is the subsequent policy report to the chronic disease report card Australia's Health Tracker 2016. Both were compiled by a national collaboration of Australia's leading chronic disease experts.
Report

Australia's health tracker 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.