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  1. Content type: Debate

    The International Health Regulations (2005) and the emergence and global spread of infectious diseases have triggered a re-assessment of how rich countries should support capacity development for communicable ...

    Authors: Mahomed S Patel and Christine B Phillips

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:5

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  2. Content type: Commentary

    In public health, as well as other health education contexts, there is increasing recognition of the transformation in public health practice and the necessity for educational providers to keep pace. Tradition...

    Authors: Mary Louise Fleming, Elizabeth Parker, Trish Gould and Melinda Service

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:8

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  3. Content type: Research

    Government anticipates that health economic analysis will contribute to evidence-based policy development. Early examples in Australia where this expectation has been met include the economic evaluations of br...

    Authors: Lynne Madden, Lesley King and Alan Shiell

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:6

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  4. Content type: Research

    There is considerable potential for health research to contribute to improved health services, programs, and outcomes; the policies of health research funding agencies are critical to achieving health gains fr...

    Authors: Sophia Leon de la Barra, Sally Redman and Sandra Eades

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:2

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  5. Content type: Research

    The health sector in Australia faces major challenges that include an ageing population, spiralling health care costs, continuing poor Aboriginal health, and emerging threats to public health. At the same time...

    Authors: Deborah H Gleeson, David G Legge and Deirdre O'Neill

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:3

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  6. Content type: Research

    This article describes and evaluates some of the criteria on the basis of which food advertising to children on television could be regulated, including controls that revolve around the type of television prog...

    Authors: Elizabeth Handsley, Kaye Mehta, John Coveney and Chris Nehmy

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:1

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  7. Content type: Short report

    The Department of Health in Western Australia identified access to, and daily consumption of recommended amounts of fruit and vegetables, as priority health determinants. The numerous factors that influence su...

    Authors: Christina M Pollard, Janette M Lewis and Colin W Binns

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:27

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  8. Content type: Research

    Worldwide, the public health community has recognized the growing problem of childhood obesity. But, unlike tobacco control policy, there is little evidence about what public policies would work to substantial...

    Authors: Stephen D Sugarman and Nirit Sandman

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:26

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  9. Content type: Research

    In 2001, the New Zealand government introduced its Primary Health Care Strategy (PHCS), aimed at strengthening the role of primary health care, in order to improve health and to reduce inequalities in health. ...

    Authors: Jacqueline Cumming, Nicholas Mays and Barry Gribben

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:24

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  10. Content type: Review

    Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in women in Australia. Early detection provides the best chance of reducing mortality and morbidity from the disease. Mammographic screening is a population h...

    Authors: Carla Saunders, Monica Robotin and Sally Crossing

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:23

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  11. Content type: Research

    "Joined-up' government and 'whole-of-government' approaches have evolved over the past two decades from the simple 'one-stop-shop' concept to much more formal organisational structures mandated at the highest ...

    Authors: Jim Hyde

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:22

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  12. Content type: Research

    Many refugees arrive in Australia with complex health needs. In South Australia (SA), providing initial health care to refugees is the responsibility of General Practitioners (GPs) in private practice. Their c...

    Authors: David R Johnson, Anna M Ziersch and Teresa Burgess

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:20

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  13. Content type: Research

    There is a severe shortage of nurses in Australia. Policy makers and researchers are especially concerned that retention levels of nurses in the health workforce have worsened over the last decade. There are a...

    Authors: Denise Doiron, Jane Hall and Glenn Jones

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:19

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  14. Content type: Review

    This paper provides an historical review of physical activity policy development in Australia for a period spanning a decade since the release of the US Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health...

    Authors: Bill Bellew, Stephanie Schöeppe, Fiona C Bull and Adrian Bauman

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:18

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  15. Content type: Debate

    In rural health and other health service development contexts, there is frustration with a reliance on pilot projects as a means of informing policy and service innovation. There is also an emerging recognitio...

    Authors: Pim Kuipers, John S Humphreys, John Wakerman, Robert Wells, Judith Jones and Philip Entwistle

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:17

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  16. Content type: Research

    Following her review of health systems and structures Dwyer [1] suggested that there is a need to evaluate models of care for individuals with chronic diseases. Rehabilitation services aim to optimise the activit...

    Authors: Susan K Graham, Ian D Cameron and Hugh G Dickson

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:15

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  17. Content type: Review

    As obesity prevention becomes an increasing health priority in many countries, including Australia and New Zealand, the challenge that governments are now facing is how to adopt a systematic policy approach to...

    Authors: Gary Sacks, Boyd A Swinburn and Mark A Lawrence

    Citation: Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2008 5:13

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