Getting a regular Kidney Health Check is important because often there are no warning signs for sick kidneys. That’s why kidney disease is sometimes called a ‘silent disease’.
From 5 September 2022, the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommends COVID-19 vaccination for children aged 6 months to 4 years who are severely immunocompromised, have a disability, or have complex and/or multiple health conditions.
A transcript of the interview between Deputy National Rural Health Commissioner Faye McMillan, and physiotherapist Dan Searle from the third issue of the Chief Allied Health Officer Newsletter.
The National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program (QI Program) is expanding in residential and in-home aged care. Learn more about how we will do this.
Recommendations from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) COVID-19 vaccine use in children.
World Breastfeeding Week reminds us that we all have a role in protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding. This year’s theme highlights the links between breastfeeding and good nutrition, food security and inequality.
Boys and men are three times as likely to die by suicide in Australia than girls and women. The Buoy Project is testing seven different suicide prevention programs that target boys and men. The aim is to find out which programs might be most effective in reducing male suicide.
The Strengthening Medicare Taskforce, chaired by the Minister for Health and Aged Care, the Hon Mark Butler MP, met in Sydney on 29 July 2022 for the first time. A communique outlining discussions has been released.
Australia's Chief Medical Officer has today declared the monkeypox (MPX) situation a Communicable Disease Incident of National Significance (CDINS).
Recently the National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing was released. Hear from Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Dr Ruth Vine, on the newly released results, what these mean for Australians and what is being done to improve the mental health system.
A statement from Professor Paul Kelly, Australian Government Chief Medical Officer, declaring monkeypox (MPX) a Communicable Disease Incident of National Significance.
The Australian Government has launched the latest phase of the COVID-19 campaign to inform Australians that COVID-19 oral antiviral treatments are available for eligible cohorts.
Jenni trained in stroke research after her dad had a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain. She is Associate Investigator and consumer adviser on a trial designed to reduce loss of function in survivors of this kind of stroke.
Host cities are set to come alive on 20 July 2022, igniting excitement for the FIFA Women’s World Cup Australia and New Zealand 2023.
Read the transcript of Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly's interview on ABC News Breakfast on 20 July 2022.
Read the transcript of Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly's interview with Patricia Karvelas on ABC Radio National on 20 July 2022.
We are holding webinars in July and August 2022 to give healthcare providers the skills and knowledge to support patients participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program.
Read the transcript of Chief Medical Officer Professor Paul Kelly's interview with Karl Stefanovic and Allison Langdon on Today Show on 20 July 2022.