Taking Stock: Current health preparation arrangements for the deployment of Australian Defence Forces overseas

Taking Stock: Current health preparation arrangements for the deployment of Australian Defence Forces overseas

12 August 2004

© Commonwealth of Australia
ISBN 0 642 71435 5

 

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Cover, Members of the committee and Table of contents (PDF format - 125 Kb) (HTML format)
Terms of reference (PDF format - 85 Kb) (HTML format)
Summary of findings and recommendations (PDF format - 118 Kb) (HTML format)
 
CHAPTER ONE - BACKGROUND (PDF format - 292 Kb) (HTML format)
Repatriation Commission/Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Veterans' issues
Deployment capacity
Outline of the report
Submissions and hearing
References
 
CHAPTER TWO - DEPLOYMENT HEALTH (PDF format - 317 Kb) (HTML format)
Deployment and health care planning
ADF health service outsourcing
Health Services
 
CHAPTER THREE - ADMINISTRATION, COORDINATION AND INFORMATION (PDF format - 257 Kb) (HTML format)
Data collection
Health reviews
DVA access to electronic information
Problems identified in relation to the collection of medical data
Better coordination and management through the Links project
Dissemination/discussion of information
 
CHAPTER FOUR - RESEARCH AND PROGRAMS (PDF format - 300 Kb) (HTML format)
Ill effects of war likely to manifest only later in life
Effects of research on the development of programs
 
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS - AUSTRALIAN DEMOCRATS (PDF format - 85 Kb) (HTML format)
 
Appendix 1 - Submissions received by the Committee (PDF format - 84 Kb) (HTML format)
 
Appendix 2 - Witnesses who appeared before the Committee (PDF format - 84 Kb) (HTML format)
Canberra, 26 February 2004
 
Appendix 3 - ANTHRAX VACCINATIONS (PDF format - 277 Kb) (HTML format)
The issue of informed consent for 2nd Gulf War vaccinations
Unlicensed or unregistered vaccines
The timing of vaccinations for Navy personnel
The quality of vaccines used
Efficacy and safety of the vaccine
Assessment of information overall
ATTACHMENT A
Document 1: Copy of consent form dated 29 January 2003
Document 2: ABC Radio interview of Dr Kerryn Phelps

 

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