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Public health

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termPublic health
METeOR identifier:Help on this term352234
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 05/12/2007
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018
Definition:Help on this termOrganised response by society to protect and promote health, and to prevent illness, injury and disability. The starting point for identifying public health issues, problems and priorities, and for designing and implementing interventions is the population as a whole, or population subgroups (NPHP 1998).
Context:Help on this termPublic health functions

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTo be used for collecting information on public health expenditure and activities.
Collection methods:Help on this termCollected through the National Public Health Expenditure Project and the Government Health Expenditure NMDS.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare.
Origin:Help on this termNational Public Health Partnership 1998.
Reference documents:Help on this term(NPHP) National Public Health Partnership 1998. Public Health in Australia: the public health landscape: person, society, environment. Melbourne: NPHP.

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Government health expenditure NMDS 2014- Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

Health or health related function code NNN Health, Superseded 04/12/2013

Health or health related-function code NNN Health, Standard 04/12/2013
ACT Health, Final 09/08/2018

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