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Annual Report of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula Tribunal: 2016 – 2017

2016 - 2017 Annual Report of the Marketing in Australia of Infant Formula


Talking about what matters videos


End-of-life care brochure: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

Caring for your mob at the end of their life.


End-of-life care brochures: English and multilingual

What do you want for your end-of-life care?


Conversation Guide: What Matters To Me

Talking about end-of-life care is different for everyone. Some people find it overwhelming and confronting, others may be more accepting.


Explanatory Note
2015-16 Annual Reconciliation of National Health Reform funding


Examination of Australian Government Indigenous Ear and Hearing Health Initiatives

This report provides the findings and recommendations of an examination of the progress and outcomes of Australian Government Indigenous ear and hearing health initiatives.


Probable epidemic Mycoplasma pneumoniae disease activity in metropolitan Sydney, 2015: combining surveillance data to cross-validate signal detection

Mycoplasma pneumoniae is a leading cause of encephalitis and pneumonia in children. Active surveillance identified a cluster of children with suspected encephalitis associated with M.pneumoniae in NSW during July, 2015. An investigation that cross validated encephalitis surveillance with ED pneumonia surveillance and senitenal reference laboratory data revealed probable epidemic M.pneumoniae disease activity in Sydney during 2015.


Children with melioidosis in Far North Queensland are commonly bacteraemic and have a high case fatality rate

Paediatric melioidosis is uncommon in Northern Australia and localised skin and soft tissue infections predominate. This study presents data from Far North Queensland and shows that, in this population, children with melioidosis are commonly bacteraemia and have a high case fatality rate.


Diagnostic testing in influenza and pertussis-related paediatric intensive care unit admissions, Queensland, Australia, 1997-2013

Severe respiratory infections make up a large proportion of Australian paediatric intensive care unit (ICU) admissions each year. Identification of the causative pathogen is important and informs clinical management. We investigated the use of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the ICU-setting using data collated by the Australian and New Zealand Paediatric Intensive Care (ANZPIC) Registry from five ICUs in Queensland, Australia. We describe diagnostic testing use among pertussis and influenza-related paediatric ICU admissions between 01 January 1997 and 31 December 2013.