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The projected timeframe until cervical cancer elimination in Australia

Publisher: Elsevier October 2018 Status – CURRENT In 2007, Australia was one of the first countries to introduce a national human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme, and it has since achieved high vaccination coverage across both sexes. In December, 2017, organised cervical screening in Australia transitioned from cytology-based screening every 2 years for women aged from 18–20 […]

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Child social exclusion poverty and disadvantage in Australia

Publisher: University of Canberra and Uniting care October 2018 Status – CURRENT There has been strong evidence which shows that social exclusion can have an adverse impact on children and this may affect not only the children but also parent–child relationships, parenting and family functioning.

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Gender/sex as a social determinant

Publisher: Adrienne O’Neil, PhD February 2018 Status – CURRENT The American Heart Association’s Social Determinants of Risk and Outcomes of Cardiovascular Disease Scientific Statement advocates looking beyond breakthroughs in biological science toward a social determinants approach that focuses on socioeconomic position, race and ethnicity, social support, culture and access to medical care, and residential environments to curb […]

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Mapping of NSW Women’s Health Centres Literature Review 2017

Publisher: NSW Ministry of Health 2017 Status – CURRENT This literature review was conducted to inform the research project. Core topics included: women’s experience of health and the gender based vulnerabilities that influence women’s health outcomes; services currently available to women in NSW; models of care that are likely to positively affect health outcomes.

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Future health service use and cost: Insights from ALSWH 2016

Publisher: Prepared for the Australia Government Department of Health  June 2016 Status – CURRENT This report uses ALSWH data to identify expected trends in health status, health risks, and behaviours over the next two decades, and to compare trends across cohorts. Analysis of linked data on key health service use for women with different health and […]

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Use, access to and impact of Medicare services for Australian women

Publisher: ALSWH prepared for Government of Australia Department of Health June 2017 Status – CURRENT This major report, the latest in a series for the Department of Health examines and compares the use of access to and the impact of Medicare services for women in Australia across the life course. The life course approach adopted focuses […]

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ALSWH Annual Report 2015

Publisher: Australian Government Department of Health 2015 Status – CURRENT The Australian Longitudinal Study on Women’s Health (ALSWH) funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, assesses women’s physical and mental health, as well as socio-demographic and lifestyle factors, and their use of health services. The Study is a national research resource, and since its inception […]

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ALSWH Annual Report 2016

Publisher: Australian Government Department of Health 2016 Status – CURRENT Funded by the Australian Government Department of Health, ALSWH assesses women’s physical and mental health, as well as socio-demographic and lifestyle factors, and their use of health services. The Study is a national research resource, and since its inception has provided an evidence base to the […]

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Negotiating Discourses of Shame, Secrecy and Silence

Publisher: Australian Research Council and Western Sydney University, Community Migrant Resource Centre, FP NSW, and Centre for the study of gender, social in equities and mental health.   January 2017 Status – CURRENT Identifying migrant and refugee women’s experiences and constructs of sexual embodiment are essential for understanding sexual subjectivity and provision of culturally safe sexual […]

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Sexual and Reproductive Health of Migrant and Refugee Women

Publisher: Australian Research Council and Western Sydney University, Community Migrant Resource Centre, FP NSW, and Centre for the study of gender, social in equities and mental health. Status – April 2017 The research examines how sexual and reproductive health is experienced and understood by recent migrant and refugee women, living in Sydney and Vancouver Canada.

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