The necessity of detailed epidemiological investigation in the early stage of an outbreak: lessons from a six-case cluster of COVID-19 in Guangzhou, China.
PMID: 32865836 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gu Y, Lu J, Yuan J Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Dementia case ascertainment using aged care assessment data.
PMID: 32865838 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cations M, Lang C, Ward SA, Crotty M, Inacio MC Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Integration of a contraception clinic into an opioid treatment setting to improve contraception knowledge, accessibility and uptake: a pilot study.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the feasibility and acceptability of integrating a contraception clinic within an opioid agonist treatment (OAT) service to improve access to contraception, especially long-acting reversible methods of contraception (LARC), for women receiving OAT, who have increased risk of unplanned pregnancies and adverse pregnancy outcomes. METHODS: A contraception clinic was established at a Sydney OAT service. Forty-eight female OAT clients were surveyed regarding their contraception knowledge and needs. Interested and eligible women were referred to the contraception clinic. RESULTS: ...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Day CA, White B, Reid SE, Fowler M, Black KI Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Factors associated with patterns of psychological distress, alcohol use and social network among Australian mineworkers.
CONCLUSIONS: These findings highlight the challenges the mining sector faces regarding the welfare of its employees. Implications for public health: Modifiable work factors associated with lower social networks and higher psychological distress need addressing at an individual and industry level through targeted and specifically tailored multi-component interventions. PMID: 32865849 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: James C, Rahman M, Bezzina A, Kelly B Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

What does the future hold for chronic disease prevention research?
PMID: 32865859 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Howse E, Rychetnik L, Marks L, Wilson A Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Disparities in characteristics in accessing public Australian sexual health services between Medicare-eligible and Medicare-ineligible men who have sex with men.
This study aimed to examine whether there were any differences in accessing sexual health services between Medicare-eligible and Medicare-ineligible men who have sex with men (MSM) in Melbourne, Australia. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective, cross-sectional study of MSM attending Melbourne Sexual Health Centre between 2016 and 2019. Demographic characteristics, sexual practices, HIV testing practices and STI diagnoses were compared between Medicare-eligible and Medicare-ineligible MSM. RESULTS: We included 5,085 Medicare-eligible and 2,786 Medicare-ineligible MSM. Condomless anal sex in the past 12 months was ...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Walia AM, Fairley CK, Bradshaw CS, Chen MY, Chow EPF Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

COVID-19 environmental transmission and preventive public health measures.
PMID: 32833313 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vardoulakis S, Sheel M, Lal A, Gray D Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

A qualitative study of the role of Samoan Church ministers in health literacy messages and health promotion in Auckland, New Zealand.
CONCLUSION: Church ministers are well-respected leaders in the Samoan Church, which helps them play an important role in communicating health-promoting messages and encouraging healthy behaviours. The elders and chiefs are recognised as the cultural leaders in the church; without their support, the cultural barriers to health will be difficult to overcome. Implications for public health: Church ministers are important in health literacy messages and health promotion. PMID: 32776571 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hopoi N, Nosa V Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Improving the impact of public health service delivery and research: a decision tree to aid evidence-based public health practice and research.
PMID: 32776597 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Wolfenden L, Williams CM, Kingsland M, Yoong SL, Nathan N, Sutherland R, Wiggers J Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The decline of smoking initiation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students: implications for future policy.
CONCLUSIONS: Most Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students are now never smokers. Comparable declines indicate similar policy impact for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and all students. Implications for Public Health: Comprehensive population-based tobacco control policies can impact all students. Continued investment, including in communities, is needed to maintain and accelerate reductions among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve equivalent prevalence rates and reduce health inequities. PMID: 32776634 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Heris CL, Guerin N, Thomas DP, Eades SJ, Chamberlain C, White VM Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Insights into culturally appropriate latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) screening in NSW: perspectives of Indian and Pakistani migrants.
CONCLUSION: Information provision and targeting rationale are an essential preamble to LTBI screening. Migration appears to modify cultural attitudes to TB, but not significantly. Despite less stigma surrounding TB in Australian contexts, testing privacy and confidentiality, and limiting public identification of specific groups remain important to program acceptability. Implications for public health: Progress towards TB elimination can be enhanced by consulting with targeted communities, using existing networks for communication and service provision; emphasising prevention benefits. PMID: 32776658 [PubMed - as suppl...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hall J, Kabir TM, Shih P, Degeling C Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Presence of trans fatty acids containing ingredients in pre-packaged foods in Australia in 2018.
Conclusions and implications for public health: Compared to other countries, the use of iTFA-containing ingredients is low in Australia, but repeated exposure to products containing iTFA could still put consumers at risk of excessive consumption. Legislation to eliminate iTFA should be considered to minimise the exposure to these harmful chemicals. PMID: 32776668 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Huang L, Federico E, Jones A, Wu JHY Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Alcohol-related risk from pre-loading and heavy episodic drinking (HED) among a cohort of young Australian women: a cross-sectional analysis.
CONCLUSIONS: Both HED and pre-loading pose a risk to young Australian women, and that risk rises with increased frequency. Implications for public health: Although HED has been a target of public health policy and interventions, pre-loading has received limited attention. In addition to addressing HED, there is a need to consider the risk posed by pre-loading, a related, yet unique risky drinking behaviour. PMID: 32776670 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - August 10, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Anderson AE, Cavenagh D, Forder P, Loxton D, Byles J Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Do alcohol price control measures adequately consider the health of very remote Australians?: Minimum Unit Price in the Northern Territory.
PMID: 32697391 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Clifford S, Smith JA, Adamson E, Wallace T Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The impact of the disability support pension on mental health: evidence from 14 years of an Australian cohort.
CONCLUSIONS: Results suggest that accessing and being in receipt of the DSP can impact the mental health of people with disabilities. Implications for public health: Government income support policies should address the unintended adverse consequences in already vulnerable populations. PMID: 32697414 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Milner A, Kavanagh A, McAllister A, Aitken Z Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Delaying the COVID-19 epidemic in Australia: evaluating the effectiveness of international travel bans.
CONCLUSION: Imposing the travel ban was effective in delaying widespread transmission of COVID-19. However, strengthening of the domestic control measures is needed to prevent Australia from becoming another epicentre. Implications for public health: This report has shown the importance of border closure to pandemic control. PMID: 32697418 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Adekunle A, Meehan M, Rojas-Alvarez D, Trauer J, McBryde E Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Measles immunisation status of healthcare workers in smaller Victorian hospitals: can we do better?
CONCLUSIONS: Reported evidence of HCW measles immunity was moderate in surveyed facilities, with a large proportion having unknown status. HCW immunisation programs in some facilities require refinement to appropriately support public health responses to measles cases and prevention of occupational acquisition of measles. Implications for public health: Non-immune HCWs are at increased risk for acquiring and transmitting measles. Timely access to accurate HCW immunisation records is required to ensure that public health responses are effective. PMID: 32697422 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Bennett N, Sutton B, Strachan J, Hoskins A, Malloy MJ, Worth LJ Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The development and implementation of electronic gambling machine policy: a qualitative study of local government policy makers.
Conclusions and implications for public health: LGAs have made shifts towards public health responses to EGM harm. Initiatives to further support policy development and implementation could include imposing a levy on EGM losses to directly support public health prevention activities and implementing robust state-based regulatory frameworks that support LGA responses to EGM harm. PMID: 32697431 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Marko S, Thomas SL, Pitt H, Daube M Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Implementation of the 'Healthier Drinks at Healthcare Facilities' strategy at a major tertiary children's hospital in Brisbane, Australia.
Abstract OBJECTIVE: The World Health Organization recommends people reduce their free sugar consumption to
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 17, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Walker JL, Littlewood R, Rogany A, Capra S Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Hazardous materials emergency incidents: public health considerations and implications.
Conclusion and implications for public health: Public health agencies are likely to have a greater future role in HAZMAT management as the complexity of incidents increases (e.g. mass casualty events and events involving vulnerable subpopulations). There is a need for a national HAZMAT surveillance database to coordinate agency responses on a national level. A unified approach to risk communication for vulnerable communities is also critical. PMID: 32628329 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Gaskin S, Mehta S, Pisaniello D, Turczynowicz L, Bruschi S, Mitchell K Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

COVID-19: we must not forget about Indigenous health and equity.
PMID: 32628335 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: McLeod M, Gurney J, Harris R, Cormack D, King P Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Authors' response to "Australian first in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoner health care in the Australian Capital Territory".
Authors' response to "Australian first in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoner health care in the Australian Capital Territory". Aust N Z J Public Health. 2020 Jul 06;: Authors: Simpson PL, Williams M, Jones J, Butler T PMID: 32628348 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Authors' response to "Australian first in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoner health care in the Australian Capital Territory". Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Australian first in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoner health care in the Australian Capital Territory.
PMID: 32628353 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Shukralla H, Tongs J, Siddiqui N, Herceg A Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

A reduction in reported alcohol use in pregnancy in Australian Aboriginal communities: a prevention campaign showing promise.
CONCLUSIONS: The reduction in reported prenatal alcohol exposure in an Aboriginal community setting during a period of prevention activities provides initial evidence for a community-led strategy that might be applicable to similar communities. Implications for public health: The reductions in alcohol use reduce the risk of children being born with FASD in an area with high prevalence, with possible resultant reductions in associated health, economic and societal costs. PMID: 32628358 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - July 6, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Symons M, Carter M, Oscar J, Pearson G, Bruce K, Newett K, Fitzpatrick JP Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Why is influenza vaccine uptake so low among Aboriginal adults?
CONCLUSIONS: Misconceptions about influenza disease and vaccine among Aboriginal people and inadequate identification of Aboriginality in general practice appear to be the greatest barriers to vaccination, rather than health service access in general. Implications for public health: More active communication to and targeting of Aboriginal adults is required; this is even more urgent following the arrival of COVID-19. PMID: 32583522 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Menzies R, Aqel J, Abdi I, Joseph T, Seale H, Nathan SA Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Disability and public health research in Australia.
PMID: 32583533 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavanagh A Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations are taking a leading role in COVID-19 health communication.
PMID: 32583534 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Finlay S, Wenitong M Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

A meta-analysis of case-control studies examining sporadic campylobacteriosis in Australia and New Zealand from 1990 to 2016.
CONCLUSIONS: We identified consumption of chicken meat and contact with domestic chickens as important risk factors for campylobacteriosis in Australia and New Zealand. Implications for public health: While consumption of chicken meat is a well-known risk factor for campylobacteriosis, zoonotic transmission is often overlooked. This research indicates a greater need for public health awareness surrounding zoonotic campylobacteriosis, especially for young children. PMID: 32583544 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Varrone L, Glass K, Stafford RJ, Kirk MD, Selvey L Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Disparity in distribution of inpatient hospital services in Australia.
PMID: 32510659 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Francis JR, Verma S, Bonney D Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Nothing beats taste or convenience: a national survey of where and why people buy sugary drinks in Australia.
CONCLUSION: Taste is paramount in decisions to purchase sugary drinks, and widespread availability and value for money support consumption. Implications for public health: Policies and interventions targeting point-of-sale sugary drink purchasing decisions among the most 'at risk' consumers are warranted. PMID: 32510712 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Dono J, Ettridge K, Wakefield M, Pettigrew S, Coveney J, Roder D, Durkin S, Wittert G, Martin J, Miller C Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Majority support for access to abortion care including later abortion in South Australia.
CONCLUSIONS: These results confirm the trend of increasing support for access to abortion and add two new insights. There was majority support for using existing general protections for the rights and obligations of those with a conscientious objection to abortion. Second, there was strong support for decisions about later abortion to be decided through normal clinical consultation. These results indicate general community approval of abortion being normalised as healthcare, with the safeguards and accountabilities that status entails. Implications for public health: These results invite repeal of special laws about aborti...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cations M, Ripper M, Dwyer J Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Ageing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population: numerical, structural, timing and spatial aspects.
CONCLUSIONS: Numerical and structural ageing is projected to increase significantly to mid-century with important spatial variations. Population ageing is largely irreversible. Implications for public health: High numerical growth in the older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population poses implications for increased demand for a range of health and care services. Variations in spatial and timing aspects of ageing indicate demand will peak earlier in some geographical locations relative to others. PMID: 32510736 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Temple JB, Wilson T, Taylor A, Kelaher M, Eades S Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Parents' and carers' views on factors contributing to the health and wellbeing of urban Aboriginal children.
CONCLUSIONS: Aligning with holistic concepts of health, caregivers believe that a broad range of child, family and environmental-level factors are needed to ensure the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal children. Implications for public health: This study highlights the importance of providing public health initiatives that enable equal access to the social determinants of health for carers of Aboriginal children. Affordable and adequate housing, food security, culturally appropriate healthcare, and family and community connectedness remain critical areas for targeted initiatives. PMID: 32510750 [PubMed - as supplied ...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Miller HM, Young C, Nixon J, Talbot-McDonnell M, Cutmore M, Tong A, Craig JC, Woolfenden S Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

How rates of perinatal mental health screening in Australia have changed over time and which women are missing out.
CONCLUSIONS: Despite improvements, perinatal mental health screening is not yet universal. One-in-five women are not screened both antenatally and postnatally, including women in high-risk populations such as those who have reported emotional distress. Implications for public health: Women are in regular contact with health professionals in the perinatal period. This opportunity to detect women at risk of perinatal mental health issues is too important to be missed. PMID: 32510784 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Moss KM, Reilly N, Dobson AJ, Loxton D, Tooth L, Mishra GD Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

RHD elimination: action needed beyond secondary prophylaxis.
PMID: 32510810 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Hardie K, Ralph AP, de Dassel JL Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Preventing and controlling Cryptosporidium spp. in aquatic facilities: environmental health practitioners' experiences in Victoria, Australia.
CONCLUSIONS: Several barriers and enablers to preventing and controlling Cryptosporidium spp. in aquatic facilities were perceived by EHPs. Suggestions to overcome perceived barriers were also identified. Further research is required to determine the impact of these findings on the incidence of cryptosporidiosis associated with aquatic facilities. Implications for public health: The findings contribute to a greater understanding of the barriers and enablers to Cryptosporidium spp. prevention and control in aquatic facilities, which may improve the effectiveness of current prevention and control strategies. PMID: 32459...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cullinan L, McLean S, Dunn L Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Do stress, life satisfaction, depression and alcohol use predict quitting among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers?
Conclusions and implications for public health: Health staff and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smokers need not see being more stressed as an obstacle to quitting among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Health staff should emphasise the benefits to mental health that come with successfully quitting smoking. PMID: 32459387 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thomas DP, Davey M, van der Sterren AE, Panaretto KS, Lyons L Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Parent reports of sun safety communication and behaviour for students in a randomised trial on a school policy implementation intervention.
CONCLUSIONS: A school district sun protection policy and support for implementation increased dissemination of sun safety information to parents and student sun safety. Implications for public health: Technical assistance for sun safety policies may increase sun protection of children. PMID: 32459394 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 27, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Buller DB, Reynolds KD, Buller MK, Massie K, Berteletti J, Ashley J, Meenan R Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

More than words - ANZJPH declares an urgent call for manuscripts that address Indigenous health.
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Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 5, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Harmful drinking is associated with mental health conditions and other risk behaviours in Australian young people.
CONCLUSIONS: Alcohol use can have adverse health effects among children and adolescents. Research has found a bidirectional association between alcohol use and mental health conditions where the presence of one issue almost doubles the risk of having the other issue. Implications for public health: The comorbidity between these issues suggests the need for strategies to integrate policies addressing mental health and alcohol use disorders in young people. PMID: 32364653 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lima F, Sims S, O'Donnell M Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Recent high school graduates support mandatory cardiopulmonary resuscitation education in Australian high schools.
CONCLUSION: Implementing mandatory CPR training in high school education would be embraced by students. Implications for public health: Findings of this study support our recommendation to implement mandatory CPR training in the high school curriculum. This will likely increase the number of bystanders in the community who would spontaneously administer CPR, thereby improving outcomes for patients experiencing out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. PMID: 32364659 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rankin T, Holmes L, Vance L, Crehan T, Mills B Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Policies influencing the provision of healthy food and drinks in local government-owned sport and recreation facilities in Victoria, Australia.
CONCLUSION: Obesity prevention is a priority for LGs, and they are making changes to improve the food environments in their sporting facilities. Greater support may be required for smaller LGs and those in socioeconomically disadvantaged areas to create healthier food environments. Implications for public health: Monitoring changes to healthy eating policies within council facilities is essential to understand how local government actions are contributing to obesity prevention. PMID: 32364680 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - May 4, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Riesenberg D, Blake MR, Boelsen-Robinson T, Peeters A, Cameron AJ Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Sepsis in cancer: a question of definition.
PMID: 32311177 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Valentine JC, Thursky KA, Worth LJ Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Authors' response to Sepsis in cancer: a question of definition.
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Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Authors' response to Sepsis in cancer: a question of definition. Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Experiences of M āori of Aotearoa New Zealand's public health system: a systematic review of two decades of published qualitative research.
CONCLUSIONS: For many Māori, the existing public health system is experienced as hostile and alienating. Whānau members provide support to mitigate this, but it comes as a cost to whānau. Implications for public health: Public health providers must find ways to ensure that Māori consistently experience positive, high-quality healthcare interactions that support Māori ways of being. PMID: 32311187 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Graham R, Masters-Awatere B Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The Disability and Wellbeing Monitoring Framework: data, data gaps, and policy implications.
CONCLUSIONS: The framework will be used to report baseline data for people with and without disability and to monitor inequalities over time in Australia. It will also be used to locate policy priorities and focus efforts to address data gaps. Implications for public health: Inequality between people with and without disability in relation to health and the social determinants of health is a public health issue that warrants greater attention than it has received to date. The framework provides a robust, evidence-informed tool to address the health inequalities of people with disability, inform the development of effective...
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Fortune N, Badland H, Clifton S, Emerson E, Rachele J, Stancliffe RJ, Zhou Q, Llewellyn G Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The financial impact of a breast cancer detected within and outside of screening: lessons from the Australian Lifepool cohort.
CONCLUSIONS: Community-detected breast cancers were associated with increased government and out-of-pocket costs. Implications for public health: These costs should be considered when evaluating current and alternative breast cancer screening strategies. PMID: 32311194 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Saxby K, Nickson C, Mann GB, Velentzis L, Bromley HL, Procopio P, Canfell K, Petrie D Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Coverage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nutrition in the Koori Mail.
CONCLUSION: Despite the limited prominence of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander nutrition in the mainstream media, the coverage of nutrition issues in the Koori Mail demonstrates the salience of this topic for local communities. This study highlights how journalism can better reflect the diversity and strengths of First Peoples. Implications for public health: Including more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voices and using a strengths-based approach in press releases may improve media advocacy. PMID: 32311197 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Vargas C, Browne J, Hardy T, Moore E, Vally H, Gleeson D Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

The case for a Torres Strait Islander-driven, long-term research agenda for environment, health and wellbeing.
PMID: 32311200 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 20, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Cheer K, Lui FW, Shibasaki S, Harvey A, Grainger D, Tsey K Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research

Trade and investment agreements as structural drivers for NCDs: the new public health frontier.
PMID: 32259382 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health)
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health - April 1, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Townsend B, Schram A Tags: Aust N Z J Public Health Source Type: research