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preventive health


Protection from preventable disease is a key area of focus for the PSA’s WA branch in its pre-Budget submission In its 2020-21 Pre-Budget Submission, PSA says it has identified three …

The CHF wants an urgent increase in Newstart payments for single people, saying recipients often cannot afford to access health care, including medicines In its submission to the Senate Inquiry …

This week started with honours for seven industry leaders, and ended with the announcement of a pay rise for employee pharmacists Health Minister Greg Hunt announced an Australian Preventive Health …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Federal Government will establish an Australian Preventive Health Strategy Mr Hunt made the announcement at the start of the Public Health Association …

An Australian trial has shown daily aspirin does not lower the risk of death, disability or cardiovascular disease in healthy older people… but increases risk of major bleeding problems However …

Ben Basger takes a look at issues around preventive health for all the family Did you know that the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) Red book (or ‘Guidelines …

The AMA has called for a “major overhaul” of Government policy on men’s health, saying a full new strategy is needed AMA president Dr Michael Gannon launched the organisation’s Position …

Why telling people they could get sick in the future won’t persuade them to be healthy now Eating a delicious doughnut now seems more rewarding than the nebulous concept of …

An HIV prevention advocate has vowed to keep fighting for pre exposure prophylaxis to be PBS listed Following the announcement by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee that it will defer …

A new economic report looking at Australia’s investment in preventive health has found we rank poorly on the world stage Governments must spend more wisely to contain the burgeoning healthcare …

What was announced on Tuesday night was a ‘medicine’ budget – not a health budget, argue advocates for prevention The Public Health Association of Australia has expressed disappointment in what …

The Government should be embarrassed about yesterday’s AIHW findings and take action to rectify them, according to Public Health Association of Australia CEO Michael Moore. The Australian Institute of Health …