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

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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
    • carers of the elderly
    • volunteer organisations.

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