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This page provides links to health related resources.
The Department of Health and Ageing (DOHA) web site provides access to information about government health policies and programs, including Medicare, the Therapeutic Goods Administration, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme, etc.
Australia's Health Workforce Online
Australian Health Ministers' Advisory Council (AHMAC)
Council of Australian Governments (COAG) and the National Health and Hospitals Network Agreement
Immunise Australia program
National Health and Medical Research Council
YourHealth provides information on health reform proposals and implementation
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NT Department of Health and Families
SA Department of Health
Tasmania Department of Health and Human Services
Victorian Department of Health
WA Department of Health
Alcohol and other Drugs Council of Australia
Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association represents the public healthcare sector
Australian Health Insurance Association represents Australian health funds
Australian Medical Association (AMA)
Australian Nurses Federation (ANF)
Australian Private Hospitals Association (APHA)
Catholic Health Australia
Consumers' Health Forum of Australia
Mental Health Council of Australia
Pharmacy Guild of Australia
Public Health Association of Australia
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
Rural Doctors Association of Australia
Overseas Government ministries include:
Canada: Health Canada
New Zealand: Ministry of Health
Singapore: Ministry of Health
UK: Department of Health (England) and NHS
USA: Department of Health and Human Services and National Institutes of Health
Europe: EU Health Portal
The National Guideline Clearinghouse is an American public resource for evidence-based clinical practice guidelines.
OECD’s Health portal
United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
The World Health Organization (WHO) is the UN's health body.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) theme pages on Health, Ageing and Disability and Carers provide links to statistical sources on these topics and its National Health Survey provides data on health status
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare publishes statistics on a wide range of health issues, including in their flagship publication Australia’s Health and on their website.
The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information sponsored by the Victorian Government.
www.ClinicalTrials.gov is a global registry of clinical trials maintained by the US National Library of Medicine.
The Cochrane Library is a collection of evidence based reviews on medical treatments
DRC Net online library of drug policy
‘Facts and figures’ provided by the Department of Health and Ageing.
HealthInsite is a health portal sponsored by the Commonwealth.Medicare Australia provides statistics on the Medicare Benefits Schedule and the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.
Medicare Statistics provide data on bulk billing rates
MedlinePlus is an American health portal.
National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (Uni of NSW)
The OECD's "Health at a glance" provides data on health systems in OECD countries.
Pharmweb is the online community of pharmacy, pharmaceutical and healthcare-related professionals.
The Private Health Insurance Administration Council provides Statistics about the health insurance industry and membership.
PubMed provides access to Medline and other databases.
Ruth M Sladek's "Finding Australian Content in Healthcare" is a useful list of selected Australian internet sites.
The State Library of NSW's Health Information Service includes links to useful health resources.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are America's premier public health agency.
The WHO Clinical Trial Search Portal allows users to search for clinical trials.