Preventative health

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Report

Prevention in the age of information: public education for better health

Tackling preventative illness must remain a top priority for the government in the 2020s. This report argues that the UK government must deliver a paradigm shift in prevention policy from interventions that ‘blame and punish’ to those that ‘empathise and assist.’ The aim of prevention...
Strategy

A new prescription: preparing for a healthcare transformation

Australia needs a new prescription for healthcare – a focus on prevention and wellness, enabled by technology. To help meet this challenge, the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) has drawn on expertise from across the nation to prepare this map for step-change.
Report

Australia's health tracker 2019

Australia’s Health Tracker 2019 continues the work of a national collaboration of public health and chronic disease organisations and experts that began in 2015 and produced health targets to support, guide and track progress towards a substantial change in the health of our nation. This...
Report

Hotspots of potentially preventable hospital admissions

This is the second edition of a bitesize Health Performance Council report pinpointing potential health inequalities by analysing South Australian public hospital data, looking for hospitalisations that are potentially preventable, variation by where people live in the state, and opportunities to improve.
Strategy

WA healthy weight action plan 2019-2024

This strategy document is a map for action over the next five years to support coordinated activity that will positively impact the early intervention and management of obesity in Western Australia.
Briefing paper

The nation’s health: priorities for the next government

Worrying trends in the United Kingdom’s public health have emerged in recent years that cannot be overlooked by the incoming government. This briefing focuses on what action the next government needs to take to create a healthier UK society.
Strategy

Chronic conditions: strategy 2016 to 2026

This strategy details the organisational approach Apunipima will take to work with Cape York communities in the prevention, treatment and management of chronic conditions. It reflects current practice, based on research and in line with national and other state approaches.
Position paper

Vision for general practice and a sustainable healthcare system

This document outlines a model of care that aims to address many of Australia’s longstanding healthcare challenges. The strategy has been developed by specialist general practitioners (GPs) – the health professionals with the unique dual roles of providing whole-person care over time, and acting as...
Policy report

The evolution and future of HIV prevention technology: an HIV policy primer

The HIV pandemic has changed the face of global health, posing serious challenges to political, economic, and cultural stability in many countries and communities. This paper serves as a primer on the evolution of HIV prevention efforts, innovative new technologies, and the outstanding barriers that...
Report

World Alzheimer report 2014

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...