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The Australian Institute of Family Studies was commissioned by the Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care to evaluate the National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy, which ran from 1995 to 1999.
The National Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy was an initiative...
Speaking with Nick Watts, Director of the The Global Climate & Health Alliance , from the UN Climate Summit in New York.
Listen in as he explains the links between climate and health, what we have to be optimistic about, and the crucial challenges...
Overview: This paper provides a detailed assessment of Australia's progress in suicide prevention. Written in response to the landmark World Health Organisation report Preventing Suicide: A global imperative, the National Coalition for Suicide Prevention, led by Suicide Prevention Australia, looks at the report findings...
This on-demand webcast (held on 10 September 2014) was hosted by news and current affairs journalist Mike Munro and is just over an hour of expert panellist discussion in relation to Australia’s response to the first ever World Health Organisation (WHO) World Suicide Report ....
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are more than three times as likely as non-Indigenous adults to have diabetes, and they experience it at much younger ages, according to the results of this health survey.
This publication presents information from...
A medical researcher for almost 45 years, Professor Suzanne Cory’s and her colleagues contributed to the watershed realisation that some of our genes are time bombs that may lead to cancer.
In this first lecture Professor Cory reflects on where medical science has come...
This inquiry sought to address a lack of data on the prevalence of speech, language and communication disorders in Australia.
This report discusses global trends in under-five and neonatal mortality since 1990, and also analyses key interventions for mothers and their newborns, highlighting a gap between contact with the health system and the quality of care received.
Committing to Child...
The World Alzheimer Report 2014 examines critically the evidence for the existence of modifiable risk factors for dementia. It focuses on potential modifiable risk factors in four key domains: developmental, psychological and psychosocial, lifestyle and cardiovascular conditions. The report makes recommendations to drive public health...
Summary: Total expenditure on health goods and services in Australia was estimated at $147.4 billion in 2012-13 (9.67% of GDP). This was 1.5% higher than in 2011-12 (after adjusting for inflation), the lowest growth the AIHW has recorded since the mid 1980's. The average...