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The report investigated the economic consequences of inadequate sleep, finding that inadequate sleep is highly prevalent in Australia, with an estimated 39.8% of Australian adults experiencing some form of inadequate sleep.
Health Performance Council (HPC) indicator reports monitor changes over SA Health's Transforming Health program implementation.
This report outlines advice on possible improvements to Country Health Advisory Councils (HAC) governance arrangements and information provision and engagement activities.
The World Health Organisation predicts that depression will be the second leading cause of disability in the world by 2020. What are New Zealand's services doing to keep up?
This AIHW Corporate plan 2017–18 to 2020–21 highlights the achievements planned to occur during the 2017–18 year that will help to provide Australians with quality, nationally-consistent health and welfare information.
In this report, the agencies identify eight clear, practical, evidence-based actions the Australian government must take to reduce the enormous strain excess weight and poor diets are having on the nation’s physical and economic health.
This article examines how Australian food manufacturers are responding to global initiatives to reduce people's salt consumption.
Quantifying the association between self-reported diabetes/smoking and periodontitis in the NZ adult population
Background: Little is known of the periodontal status of the New Zealand (NZ) adult population, despite the availability of data from three national oral health surveys undertaken in 1976, 1988 and 2009. Although the first two surveys provided an epidemiological overview of the NZ population's...
A dirty determinant of health: What is the role of public health units in reducing the inequitable effects of inadequate income on health and wellbeing?
This study examines the role regional public health units could play in contributing to reducing the inequitable effects inadequate income has on health and wellbeing. It also recommends appropriate steps for Wellington's Regional Public Health. It uses qualitative methods involving six group interviews with key...
This article presents an overview and assessment of the New Zealand health system.