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Report

Improving Victoria's air quality

This audit examined whether Victoria’s air quality meets national standards for pollutant components such as ozone and particulate matter.
Report

Report on the Inquiry into the use and marketing of electronic cigarettes and personal vaporisers in Australia

The emergence of electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) in the past decade has required governments around the world to grapple with how to regulate this product.
Report

Annual report on drinking water quality in Victoria 2016-17

This annual report summarises Victoria’s drinking water quality performance and the department’s activities during the 2016–17 reporting period. It provides a synopsis of drinking water quality across Victoria; water agency reports providing greater detail are available from their websites.
Article

Linking climate and health in the Pacific

LAST MONTH at the World Health Organisation conference on climate change in Copenhagen, WHO experts outlined the impact of climate change on human health, and how improvements in environmental conditions could reduce the global disease burden by more than 25 per cent. The WHO has...
Journal article

Does sports club participation contribute to health-related quality of life?

This study examines 2345 women in rural Victoria to determine the effects of sports club participation on quality of life. The study then compares the efficacy of club participation to other forms of physical activity.
Data portal

Tracking progress against the Implementation Plan goals for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023

This report is a data visualisation tool for tracking progress against the twenty Implementation Plan goals for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013–2023. It presents data for each of the goals, and assesses progress against the goals at the national level.
Discussion paper

Men's health 2018: position paper

The AMA has called for a major overhaul of men’s health policy, saying a new, national men’s health strategy is needed to address the different expectations, experiences, and situations facing Australian men.
Report

Australia’s adult oral health tracker 2018

This report card looks at the oral health of Australian adults in relation to risk factors, oral disease and adverse oral health outcomes. Australia’s Adult Oral Health Tracker will be issued regularly and will track the targets for better oral health in Australia by 2025.
Journal article

Cessation for smokers seeking treatment and advice from health care professionals in the hospital setting

This review found no clear evidence to support implementation of smoking cessation interventions in the emergency department setting.
Journal article

Intentional self-harm and assault hospitalisations and treatment cost of children in Australia over a 10-year period

This article examines how health professionals can play a key role in identifying and preventing the recurrence of intentional injury.