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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.
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.
Report

The Lord Darzi Review of health and care: interim report

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents evidence in preparation for the final report, which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS, and will set out a long-term funding and reform plan for health and...
Journal article

How common is multiple general practice attendance in Australia?

This article finds that a significant proportion of general practice care is delivered away from usual practices, which may have implications for health policy, in terms of continuity and quality of primary care.
Data portal

Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015: fatal burden preliminary estimates (web report)

This data visualisation tool provides interactive data displays of preliminary deaths and fatal burden estimates by disease or injury in Australia as part of the Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015. It enables comparisons across age groups, sex and certain population groups. In addition, changes...