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This consultation paper provides important background and context information to start the conversation with stakeholders about dust diseases, in particular, the emergence of new cases of accelerated silicosis.
The World Health Organization has developed this strategy to enhance global and national pandemic preparedness to combat the ongoing threat of zoonotic influenza, and to improve seasonal influenza prevention and control in all countries.
Australia's 12 million males (in 2016) experience varying health outcomes across population characteristics like Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and age.
Australia's 12 million females experience varying health outcomes across population characteristics like Indigenous status, remoteness, socioeconomic disadvantage and age.
This audit assessed the effectiveness of the Department of Health’s strategies for managing a communicable disease emergency, finding that they responded effectively to the three communicable disease incidents examined.
The NSW Arbovirus Surveillance and Mosquito Monitoring Program provides an early warning system for potential outbreaks of mosquito-borne disease by tracking annual activity of these mosquitoes and their associated pathogens.
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...
In August 2014, the Ministry of Health held a workshop to discuss strategies for achieving increased coverage of Human Papillomavirus (HPV) immunisation in the future. This document outlines a plan for progressing and revitalising the HPV immunisation programme for 12-year-old girls.
In celebration of NAIDOC week, the Kirby Institute has a created a booklet which showcases our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.
Aboriginal people are one of the priority populations for research conducted at the Kirby Institute. The Kirby Institute manages a range of...
This report argues that Australia is currently not adequately equipped to deal with the growing problem of steroid use.