Health and Health Research
- Australasian Medical Journal
The Australasian Medical Journal (AMJ) is an open access medical journal. It has been established to publish material from a broad base of medical and paramedical researchers / experts. Its focus is on health innovation and debate serving a global community.
- Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health (ANZJPH) publishes peer-reviewed research into public health, relevant to researchers, practitioners and policy makers. The Journal is multidisciplinary and research reported includes formal epidemiological inquiries into the correlates and causes of diseases and health-related behaviour, analyses of public policy affecting health and disease, and detailed studies of the cultures and social structures within which health and illness exist. The Journal has a major focus on Australia and New Zealand but also publishes articles from other countries with implications for Australia and New Zealand.
- Australian Health Review
Australian Health Review is an international, peer-reviewed journal that publishes contributions on all aspects of health policy, management and governance; healthcare delivery systems; workforce; health financing; and other matters of interest to those working in health care. In addition to analyses and commentary, the journal publishes original research from practitioners – managers and clinicians – and reports of breakthrough projects that demonstrate better ways of delivering care. Australian Health Review explores major national and international health issues and questions, enabling health professionals to keep their fingers on the pulse of the nation’s health decisions and to know what the most influential commentators and decision makers are thinking.
- Australian Indigenous Health Bulletin
The Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin is the peer-reviewed electronic journal of the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet. Its purpose is to facilitate access to information of relevance to Australian Indigenous health. Reflecting the wide range of users – policy makers, service providers, researchers, students and the general community – the HealthBulletin attempts to keep people informed of current events of relevance, as well as information about recent research. Research information is provided in two ways – the publication of original research and the presentation of abstracts of research published or presented elsewhere.
- Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is an innovative Internet resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by making research and other knowledge readily accessible. In this way, Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet contributes to 'closing the gap' in health between Indigenous and other Australians. Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is a Level II Research Centre within Edith Cowan University. The centre’s work in the area of translational research with a population health focus makes research and other information available in a form that has immediate, practical utility for practitioners and policy-makers in the area of Indigenous health, enabling them to make decisions based on the best available evidence.
- Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) is a major national agency set up by the Australian Government to provide reliable, regular and relevant information and statistics on Australia's health and welfare. The aim of the Institute is to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through better health and welfare information and statistics. The Institute collects and reports information on a wide range of topics and issues, ranging from health and welfare expenditure, hospitals, disease and injury, and mental health, to ageing, homelessness, disability and child protection.
- Burnet Institute
The Burnet Institute is an Australian, unaligned, not-for-profit, independent organisation whose mission is to achieve better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally through research, education and public health. The institutes is formed of three centres: the Centre for Biomedical Research, the Centre for Population Health and the Centre for International Health. Its expertise covers six major health themes: Alcohol, Other Drugs and Harm Reduction; Immunity, Vaccines and Immunisation; Infectious Diseases; Maternal and Child Health; Sexual and Reproductive Health; and Young People's Health. In the South Pacific region, the Burnet Institute carries out projects in four countries: Australia, Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu. The Burnet Institutes works closely with a range of key populations including: resource poor communities; marginalised communities; prisoners; people at risk of blood-borne viruses; aboriginal communities.
- Centre for Population Health Research - University of South Australia
The Centre for Population Health Research (CPHR) is the University of South Australia flagship research concentration in Population Health located at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute, incorporating a group of leading scientists in epidemiology, public health and biostatistics. CPHR focuses not only in making scientific discoveries, but also in influencing public health policies and health care practices. CPHR offers graduate certificate, Master's of Research and PhD degree programs. The Centre’s staff work along eight research groups: the Aboriginal Health Research Group; the Biostatistics Research Group; the Cancer Epidemiology Group; the Health Economics and Social Policy Group; the Nutritional and Genetic Epidemiology Group; the Patient Safety Research Group; the Public Health Group; the Spatial Epidemiology and Evaluation Research Group.
- Commonwealth Health Online
Commonwealth Health Online is an online resource dedicated to health in the Commonwealth. The website consists of 53 country profiles focusing on child and maternal mortality, communicable diseases, non-communicable diseases, mental health, health systems, current health issues and progress towards the Health Millennium Development Goals. Commonwealth Health Online includes profiles of 11 Pacific Island countries: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu. - Direct access to country-specific ressource
- Department of Health - Australian Government
- Health Information System Hub - University of Queensland
Between June 2008 and June 2013, the Health Information Systems (HIS) Hub at The University of Queensland provided support to strengthen the evidence base for health systems reform across the Asia Pacific region, and to build the expertise required for more informed policy decision making and more functional health information systems. Funded by AusAID and in collaboration with partners including WHO, UNICEF and the Secretariat of the Pacific Communities (SPC), the HIS Hub focused its efforts on arming stakeholders with practical tools to help strengthen vital statistics and cause of death data, developing a local health systems workforce and accelerating progress towards the Millennium Development Goals. The Hub's many tools and publications are available on this site.
- Health Promotion Journal of Australia
The Health Promotion Journal of Australia (HPJA) is the peer-reviewed journal of the Australian Health Promotion Association. The purpose of the HPJA is to facilitate communication between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers involved in health promotion activities. Preference for publication is given to practical examples of policies, theories, strategies and programs which utilise educational, organisational, economic and/or environmental approaches to health promotion. The journal also publishes brief reports discussing programs, professional viewpoints, and guidelines for practice or evaluation methodology.
- Indigenous Health Interest Group - Australian National University
The Indigenous Health Interest Group (IHIG) are a group of researchers and students from the ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment who share an interest in Indigenous health research and/or teaching. Established in June 2008, the aims of the group are: to improve Indigenous health research and teaching through sharing ideas and insights into Indigenous health research and teaching; raise the profile of Indigenous health research and teaching at ANU; gain an appreciation of different research approaches and methodologies used in Indigenous health research, including Indigenous and non-Indigenous perspectives and approaches; utilise the Indigenous research knowledge in the group to develop high quality, policy relevant research; Increase the number of Indigenous researchers, teaching and support staff and students within the ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment.
- Institut of Health Metrics and Evaluation
The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) is an independent global health research center at the University of Washington that provides high-quality information on population health, its determinants, and the performance of health systems. Among other projects, the IHME leads The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study, a study which captures premature death and disability from more than 300 diseases and injuries in 188 countries, including 11 Pacific Island countries, by age and sex, from 1990 to the present. - Direct access to country-specific ressource
- Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
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- Medical Journal of Australia
The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) is Australia’s leading peer-reviewed general medical journal. Published twice a month, with double issues in January and December (22 issues a year), the MJA covers all the important issues affecting Australian health care, publishing the latest Australian clinical research, evidence-based reviews, clinical practice updates, authoritative medical opinion and debate, and developments within the humanities with respect to medicine.
- Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
The Melbourne School of Population and Global Health (MSPGH) was established on 1 February 2001 as Australia’s first School of Population Health. Bringing together programs and expertise in genetic and molecular epidemiology, epidemiology and biostatistics, koori health, international mental health, women’s health, health social sciences, health program evaluation, sexual health and rural health, the School was forged to strengthen capacity and services to meet health needs and improve quality and equity of care in the community through public health research, teaching and engagement. The School offers graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, Master’s and research degrees and professional development short courses. The School comprises of four centres, one institute and one partnership group: the Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, the Centre for Health Equity, the Centre for Health Policy, the Centre for Mental Health, the Nossal Institute for Global Health and the Global Burden of Disease Group.
- Research School of Population Health - Australian National University
The Research School of Population Health strives to improve the population's mental and physical health through discovery, education and the translation of research into effective health policy and practice, working on problems in Australia, and internationally. The School delivers Honours specialisations, Master's degree programs and short courses for professional development in public health. The School hosts seven divisions and research centres: the Australian Primary Health Care Research Institute; the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health & Wellbeing; the Health Services Research Division; the Global Health Division; the National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health; the National Institute for Mental Health Research; and the Menzies Centre for Health Policy.
- School of Population Health - University of Western Australia
The School of Population Health of the University of Western Australia is a leading research, teaching and service organisation whose work influences health policies and practices. The School offers undergraduate and postgraduate coursework and research degrees in public health, nursing and social work and social policy. The School’s staff conduct research through several groups and centres including the Health Promotion Research Group, the Centre for Health Services Research, the Centre for Vulnerable Children and Families and the Ecology and Health Group.
- School of Public Health - University of Queensland
The School of Public Health of the University of Queensland is one of the Asia-Pacific region's leading schools for research and teaching in public and population health. The School’s staff research some of the world's most critical and emerging public health issues, often in strategic partnership with organisations such as WHO and Australian Aid. Current priorities include public health, prevention and health promotion; mental health; alcohol, tobacco and other drugs; epidemiology and biostatistics; infectious diseases and environmental health; women and children's health; and the health of specific population groups. The School’s staff and students work across three divisions (Disease Prevention and Control, Epidemiology and Biostatistics and Health Systems and Policy) and five centres: Cancer Prevention Research Centre, Centre for Longitudinal and Life Course Research, Queensland Alcohol and Drug Research and Education Centre and WHO Collaborating Centre for Health Information Systems. The School offers a range of undergraduate, graduate and research degree programs.
- School of Public Health and Community Medicine - University of New South Wales
The School of Public Health and Community Medicine (SPHCM) of the University of New South Wales is a leader in public health, community medicine, health management and health systems strengthening. The school’s mission is to promote health, prevent disease and to strengthen health systems, and is at the forefront of research and education. The School has six flagship research areas: global health, primary care, infectious diseases, Indigenous health, social sciences and health systems leadership & management. It houses six research centres and units, including the Muru Marri Health Unit, an interdisciplinary unit focused on positive health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. SPHCM also carries out research projects in Pacific Island countries and territories, including Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Tonga et Tuvalu.
- Sydney School of Public Health
The Sydney School of Public Health’s mission is to lead improvements in health, wellbeing and equity in Australia and worldwide by providing high quality, accessible education, conducting outstanding, high impact research and working in partnership to translate knowledge into policy, action and evaluation. The School offers graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, Master’s and research degrees and professional development short courses in public health, international public health, clinical epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy, bioethics, indigenous health, health communication and qualitative health research.The School comprises of several constituent and affiliated research centres including the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health and the George Institute for Global Health concerned with health issues of direct relevance to low and middle-income countries in Asia and Pacific regions.
- World Bank HealthStats
HealthStats is the World Bank's comprehensive database of health, nutrition and population statistics. It contains regional, country and topic dashboards displaying tables and graphs with the latest data and trends on health, nutrition and population. Among others, HealthStats includes statistics on the health, nutrition and population-related Millennium Development Goals, on health equity and thematic data on population dynamics, nutrition, reproductive health, health financing, health workforce and health facilities use, immunization, malaria and tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS.
- World Health Organization (WHO)
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- World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Region
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