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.
This policy brief outlines some of the gender-specific dimensions of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) that universal health coverage (UHC) must address, and presents a number of recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of girls and women.
This report analyses the impact of more than 200 diseases and injuries in terms of living with illness (non-fatal burden) and premature death (fatal burden).
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.
Use of data linkage to improve communicable disease surveillance and control in Australia: existing practices, barriers and enablers
Abstract: Objectives: To review the use of data linkage by Australian state and territory communicable disease control units, and to identify barriers to and enablers of data linkage to inform communicable disease surveillance and control activities. Methods: Semi‐structured telephone interviews were carried out with one...
Mesothelioma in Australia – infocus presents the latest available information on the incidence of mesothelioma in Australia, along with mortality and information on previous asbestos exposure.
A collaborative approach to national surveillance for respiratory epidemics, including thunderstorm epidemics
This working paper outlines the content of a workshop on developing a national surveillance approach for respiratory epidemics, which was held in Canberra on 3 May 2017. It is intended as a resource for policy makers, hospital administrators, clinicians, researchers and peak organisations.
This review of the National Bowel Screening Programme says the roll-out is progressing well and the Ministry of Health continues to improve its processes to support this. The panel does make a number of wide-ranging recommendations to support continued improvement.
Australia's health 2018 is the AIHW’s 16th biennial report on the health of Australians. It examines a wide range of contemporary topics in a series of analytical feature articles and short statistical snapshots. The report also summarises the performance of the health system against an...