Research

Current projects

Cultural competence in health related public policy deliberations: engaging with immigrants

If there is a criticism of deliberative democracy it is that those who are included in deliberations frequently represent the well-educated, articulate, generally male, dominant...

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Dairy farms and their products: a major threat to public health in Lahore, Pakistan

Pakistan is a developing country that is dependent on agriculture as a central source of income for pastoralists and farmers.  The livestock population in Pakistan is approximated...

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E-Health and regional integration of primary & referral based care for patients with chronic disease

The huge burden to health system worldwide has changed from communicable diseases to non-communicable diseases. Indeed, the world population is living longer and dying at lower...

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Optimising the information design of clinical repositories for local hospital networks

A well-developed clinical data repository is significant in the hospital network. The clinical repository is a complicated real time database and the consolidation of data from a...

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Public views about Australia's health system

This collaborative project was developed by the Australian Institute of Health Policy Studies and will provide a comparison of three examples of deliberative methods being...

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Time & chronic disease management

Developing ways of managing chronic disease that are patient centred and focussed on prevention is proving a difficult challenge for contemporary health policy. It is requiring a...

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Completed projects

Chronic disease management in regional health services

The National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence in Patient Safety is researching the use of disease registers to improve health services...

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Evaluating tools to self-manage chronic disease

This project is investigating three significant issues central to inter-professional learning (IPL), chronic disease and patient self-management. The aims of the project are...

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Inter-professional learning in primary health care

This project designed an education package for group leaders of community activities to welcome people with chronic disease into their social and physical activities. The aims of...

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Maternal Mortality in Uganda and Rwanda: A comparative health system analysis

Despite advances in health technologies and evidence based interventions, maternal mortality remains a significant social and public health problem in the developing counties. Sub...

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Service specific chronic disease registers

Background The mounting burden of chronic disease associated with population ageing creates a challenge for health systems. Healthcare organisations are addressing this challenge...

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The Food Safety Supervisor Program in Australia: Is it Just Common Sense?

To protect public health and safety from foodborne outbreaks and to improve Australian food hygiene standards, Food Safety Supervisor certification was introduced in 2000 and...

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Towards an Ethical Analysis of Health Reform among Indigenous Communities in the Philippines

A majority of the seven million indigenous peoples in the Philippines are suffering from severe poverty, and access to basic social services, including health, is still a major...

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