What are the priority issues for improving Australia’s health?

What Are The Priority Issues For Improving Australia’s Health?

Students learn about:

Students learn to:

  • Research and analyse Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and ONE other group experiencing health inequities by investigating:
    • The nature and extent of the health inequities
    • The sociocultural, socioeconomic and environmental determinants
    • The roles of individuals, communities and governments in addressing the health inequities

  • Research and analyse CVD, cancer and ONE other condition listed by investigating:
    • The nature of the problem
    • Extent of the problem (trends)
    • Risk factors and protective factors
    • The sociocultural, socioeconomic and environmental determinants
    • Groups at risk

  • Assess the impact of a growing and ageing population on:
    • The health system and services
    • Health service workforce
    • Careers of the elderly
    • Volunteer organizations.

Extract from PDHPE Stage 6 Syllabus. © 2009 Board of Studies NSW.