Using data collected during 2013/14 and 2015/16 from the ongoing 'Ten to Men' study, this report provides valuable details about a diverse set of health conditions and behaviours among boys, male adolescents and adult men in Australia.
This strategy builds on the National Male Health Policy 2010, and outlines Australia’s national approach to improving health outcomes for all men and boys, particularly those at greatest risk of poor health.
The Uti Kulintjaku Watiku (Men’s) Project is an innovative, Anangu-led initiative to develop community capacity and resilience and prevent family violence. A developmental evaluation approach, has been built into the Uti Kulintjaku Watiku Project from the beginning. This report presents findings from the evaluation.
A significant number of men in Australia are victims of child sexual abuse. While a growing number of services offer therapeutic support and counselling for men, the issue of men's sexual victimisation has not become a public policy issue. It is suggested that conceptualising and...
The role of modelling in the policy decision making process for cancer screening: example of prostate specific antigen screening
This commentary article considers the importance of simulation modelling in the decision-making process for (prostate) cancer screening.
This research identified that acute male mental health presentations to ambulance services are both frequent and complex, with paramedics feeling that they are poorly equipped to respond effectively.
This paper reports on the the research project Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja – Good Spirit Men’s Place. The project was commissioned by the two organisations – Creating A Safe Supportive Environment and the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress.
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.
This document offers discussion and analysis that indicates present access to health services by males is less than optimal, and there are indeed opportunities to improve access and ultimately male health.
Men can expect to die approximately five years sooner than women, and men are more likely to die as a result of unintentional injury and suicide relative to women. These differences are not well explained by physiological differences between men and women. One possible explanation...