6 Dec, 2013
A new evidence-based online resource aimed at preventing common mental health problems in women has been developed by Jean Hailes for Women's Health and the MLC Community Foundation.
6 Dec, 2013
The Australian Government will develop a new national strategy to tackle the nation’s diabetes epidemic.
The Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, announced plans for the new National Diabetes Strategy at the opening of the 2013 World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne.
An expert Advisory Group, co-chaired by The Hon Judi Moylan and Professor Paul Zimmet, will be established.
2 Dec, 2013
The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Honourable Quentin Bryce, has recently launched an online guide to help families of young lesbian, gay, bisexual, gender-diverse or questioning young people (LGBQ).
29 Nov, 2013
NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner launched Australia’s first 'pop-up' rapid HIV testing site today, which offers free tests and results within 30 minutes.
The caravan – which aims to promote the ease and importance of HIV testing to at-risk people – will operate in Taylor Square, Darlinghurst (NSW) from tomorrow until Sunday, which is World AIDS Day.
25 Nov, 2013
Safety Alert Syringe Dosing Device for Children’s Panadol 1 Month – 2 Years (Baby Drops) - 22 November 2013
The TGA has become aware that some measuring syringes supplied with Children's Panadol Baby Drops are incorrectly marked and this has the potential to lead to accidental overdoses.
13 Nov, 2013
Australia will be deploying a 36 member medical team to the Philippines to give medical support following the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, the Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, and the federal Member for Solomon, Natasha Griggs, announced today.