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Table 3 Additional federal funds (in millions) for new public health activities between 2003–2007

From: Australian public health policy in 2003 – 2004

INITIATIVES 2003/04 2004/05 2005/06 2006/07
Community awareness 2.1 1.5 0.7 -
Primary care providers working together 2.7 4.6 4.6 4.5
Priority setting - - - -
SARS 1.7 - - -
National Breast Cancer Centre - - - -
Support for women with breast Cancer - - - -
Hep C prevention and education - - - -
Sharing healthcare - - - -
Annual health assessment for older Australians - - - -
Meningococcal C campaign 1.3 0.4 0.4 0.4
Preventing falls in older people - - - -
Coordinated care planning - - - -
Multidisciplinary case conferencing - - - -
Enhanced divisional quality use of medicines 10.9 17.0 19.2 21.6
GP education, support and community linkages - 1.4 - 1.7 - 1.8 - 1.8
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