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PublicationYearStatusHealth topics

National Action Plan for Endometriosis

Minister Hunt has launched the National Action Plan for Endometriosis — the first ever blueprint seeking to improve the treatment, understanding and awareness of an often misunderstood and crippling condition.

2018Current

National Breastfeeding Helpline Evaluation report

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan: 2010-2011 annual report

This first annual report provides a summary of highlights, key achievements and discussion on progress since endorsement of the National Maternity Services Plan.

2012Current

National Maternity Services Plan

The National Maternity Services Plan recognises the importance of maternity services within the health system and provides a strategic national framework, as endorsed by state, territory and Commonwealth governments for the five year period 2010-2015.

2011Current

Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015

At their meeting on 13 November 2009, the Australian Health Ministers endorsed the Australian National Breastfeeding Strategy 2010-2015.

2010Current

National Women’s Health Policy: Consultation Discussion Paper

This paper outlines why the government is developing a National Women’s Health Policy, what the government wants the policy to achieve, and gives information on the consultation process and how you can have your say.

2009Current

Improving maternity services in Australia: the report of the Maternity Services Review

This report presents the findings of the Maternity Services Review which aimed to elicit a range of perspectives on maternity services in Australia, identify gaps, determine what change is required and what is needed for that change to occur, and inform the priorities for national action.

2009Current

Balancing breastfeeding and work

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED: Pamphlet

2004Rescinded

Breastfeeding and you: A handbook for antenatal educators

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This handbook is part of a resource package of research-based, innovative materials specifically designed for antenatal educators. The package aims to improve breastfeeding education in the antenatal period.

2004Rescinded

Balancing breastfeeding and work :Booklet

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This booklet provides information for employers and employees on how and why women should be encouraged to breastfeed and to continue to breastfeed when they return to work.

2004Rescinded

National Breastfeeding Strategy Summary Report - Summary Report of all Projects Funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - The aim of this report is to provide a summary of all the projects funded under the National Breastfeeding Strategy.

2001Rescinded

Towards a national system for monitoring breastfeeding in Australia: recommendations for population indicators, definitions and next steps

This report outlines definitions and aspects of breastfeeding that relate to infant health outcomes, current national policies about breastfeeding, the international context, and methods currently used to monitor breastfeeding in Australia. The strengths, weaknesses, and gaps in information are compared with the information that is needed (and users want), to monitor breastfeeding nationally. The objective of this product was to conduct preliminary work and make recommendations that will lead to standardised indicators and questions for inclusion in the National Health Data Dictionary.

2001Current

Maternal and Infant Care Services Module 1999

THIS DOCUMENT HAS BEEN RESCINDED - This module addresses quality care issues specific to maternal care services and infant care services for infants up to 12 months of age.

1999Rescinded

Helping to prevent neural tube defects: a pharmacist's and assistants' guide to folate

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) featured this 8 page booklet on folate in the September 1997 issue of the Australian Pharmacist to target pharmacists and their professional development on folate.

1998Current

Breastfeeding

The Australian Government is committed to protecting, promoting, supporting and monitoring breastfeeding throughout Australia.

1998Current

Review of current interventions and identification of best practice currently used by community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service providers in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and appropriate infant nutrition.

Report on project commissioned as part of the national initiative 'Health throughout life: maternal health - increasing rates of breastfeeding in Australia'.

1997Historical

Review of current interventions and identification of best practice currently used by community based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service providers in promoting and supporting breastfeeding and appropriate infant nutrition.

Report on project commissioned as part of the national initiative 'Health throughout life: maternal health - increasing rates of breastfeeding in Australia'.

1997Historical

Audit of current training in breastfeeding support and infant nutrition

This report provides information on an audit of current training for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and other health professionals providing health care to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander women.

1997Historical