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  1. Commentary

    Paving Pathways: shaping the Public Health workforce through tertiary education

    Public health educational pathways in Australia have traditionally been the province of Universities, with the Master of Public Health (MPH) recognised as the flagship professional entry program. Public health...

    Catherine M Bennett, Kathleen Lilley, Heather Yeatman, Elizabeth Parker, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Elizabeth G Hanna and Priscilla Robinson

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2010 7:2

    Published on: 3 January 2010

  2. Research

    Representations and coverage of non-English-speaking immigrants and multicultural issues in three major Australian health care publications

    No recent Australian studies or literature, provide evidence of the extent of coverage of multicultural health issues in Australian healthcare research. A series of systematic literature reviews in three major...

    Pamela W Garrett, Hugh G Dickson, Anna Klinken Whelan and Linda Whyte

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2010 7:1

    Published on: 3 January 2010

  3. Research

    Are the processes recommended by the NHMRC for improving Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people being implemented?: an assessment of CR Services across Western Australia

    Cardiovascular disease is the major cause of premature death of Indigenous Australians, and despite evidence that cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and secondary prevention can reduce recurrent disease and deaths, C...

    Sandra C Thompson, Michelle L DiGiacomo, Julie S Smith, Kate P Taylor, Lyn Dimer, Mohammed Ali, Marianne M Wood, Timothy G Leahy and Patricia M Davidson

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:29

    Published on: 30 December 2009

  4. Debate

    Geographical classifications to guide rural health policy in Australia

    The Australian Government's recent decision to replace the Rural Remote and Metropolitan Area (RRMA) classification with the Australian Standard Geographical Classification - Remoteness Areas (ASGC-RA) system ...

    Matthew R McGrail and John S Humphreys

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:28

    Published on: 8 December 2009

  5. Commentary

    The epidemiology workforce: are we planning for the future?

    Epidemiology has a central role in public health practice, education and research, and is arguably the only discipline unique to public health. A strong perception exists among epidemiologists in Australia tha...

    Alice R Rumbold and Catherine M Bennett

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:26

    Published on: 29 November 2009

  6. Review

    Medication safety in acute care in Australia: where are we now? Part 2: a review of strategies and activities for improving medication safety 2002-2008

    This paper presents Part 2 of a literature review examining medication safety in the Australian acute care setting. This review was undertaken for the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care...

    Susan J Semple and Elizabeth E Roughead

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:24

    Published on: 22 September 2009

  7. Research

    What evidence is there to support skill mix changes between GPs, pharmacists and practice nurses in the care of elderly people living in the community?

    Workforce shortages in Australia are occurring across a range of health disciplines but are most acute in general practice. Skill mix change such as task substitution is one solution to workforce shortages. Th...

    Sarah Dennis, Jenny May, David Perkins, Nicholas Zwar, Bonnie Sibbald and Iqbal Hasan

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:23

    Published on: 11 September 2009

  8. Research

    Challenges for co-morbid chronic illness care and policy in Australia: a qualitative study

    In response to the escalating burden of chronic illness in Australia, recent health policies have emphasised the promotion of patient self-management and better preventive care. A notable omission from these p...

    Tanisha Jowsey, Yun-Hee Jeon, Paul Dugdale, Nicholas J Glasgow, Marjan Kljakovic and Tim Usherwood

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:22

    Published on: 8 September 2009

  9. Research

    Increasing the use of evidence in health policy: practice and views of policy makers and researchers

    Better communication is often suggested as fundamental to increasing the use of research evidence in policy, but little is known about how researchers and policy makers work together or about barriers to excha...

    Danielle M Campbell, Sally Redman, Louisa Jorm, Margaret Cooke, Anthony B Zwi and Lucie Rychetnik

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:21

    Published on: 24 August 2009

  10. Research

    Moving beyond 'rates, roads and rubbish': How do local governments make choices about healthy public policy to prevent obesity?

    While the causes of obesity are well known traditional education and treatment strategies do not appear to be making an impact. One solution as part of a broader complimentary set of strategies may be regulato...

    Steven Allender, Erin Gleeson, Brad Crammond, Gary Sacks, Mark Lawrence, Anna Peeters, Bebe Loff and Boyd Swinburn

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:20

    Published on: 23 August 2009

  11. Research

    The geographic distribution of private health insurance in Australia in 2001

    Private health insurance has been a major focus of Commonwealth Government health policy for the last decade. Over this period, the Howard government introduced a number of policy changes which impacted on the...

    John Glover, Sarah Tennant and Stephen Duckett

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:19

    Published on: 17 August 2009

  12. Erratum

    Erratum to: Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort

    Correction to Banks E, Jorm L, Lujic S, Rogers K. Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort. ANZ Health Policy 2009; 6: 16.

    Emily Banks, Louisa Jorm, Sanja Lujic and Kris Rogers

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:17

    Published on: 28 July 2009

    The original article was published in Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:16

  13. Research

    Health, ageing and private health insurance: baseline results from the 45 and Up Study cohort

    This study investigates the relationships between health and lifestyle factors, age and private health insurance (PHI) in a large Australian population-based cohort study of people aged 45 years and over; the ...

    Emily Banks, Louisa Jorm, Sanja Lujic and Kris Rogers

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:16

    Published on: 13 July 2009

    The Erratum to this article has been published in Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:17

  14. Research

    Health facilities at the district level in Indonesia

    At Independence the Government of Indonesia inherited a weak and unevenly distributed health system to which much of the population had only limited access. In response, the government decided to increase the ...

    Peter Heywood and Nida P Harahap

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:13

    Published on: 18 May 2009

  15. Research

    Treatment costs and priority setting in health care: A qualitative study

    The aim of this study is to investigate whether the public believes high cost patients should be a lower priority for public health care than low cost patients, other things being equal, in order to maximise h...

    John McKie, Bradley Shrimpton, Jeff Richardson and Rosalind Hurworth

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:11

    Published on: 6 May 2009

  16. Research

    Working in disadvantaged communities: What additional competencies do we need?

    Residents of socioeconomically disadvantaged locations are more likely to have poor health than residents of socioeconomically advantaged locations and this has been comprehensively mapped in Australian cities...

    Elizabeth Harris, Mark F Harris, Lynne Madden, Marilyn Wise, Peter Sainsbury, John MacDonald and Betty Gill

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:10

    Published on: 24 April 2009

  17. Commentary

    The future of public health: the importance of workforce

    Health workforce has become a major concern and a significant health policy issue around the world in recent years. With recent international and national initiatives and models being developed and implemented...

    Vivian Lin, Rebecca Watson and Brian Oldenburg

    Australia and New Zealand Health Policy 2009 6:4

    Published on: 9 April 2009

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