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    • The National Eye Survey of Trinidad and Tobago (NESTT): Rationale, Objectives and Methodology 

      Braithwaite, Tasanee; Verlander, Neville Q; Bartholomew, Debra; Bridgemohan, Petra; McNamara, Kevin Peter; Roach, Allana; Sharma, Subash; Singh, Deo; Pesudovs, Konrad; Teelucksingh, Surujpal; Carrington, Christine; Ramsewak, Samuel; Bourne, Rupert R A; NESTT Study Group (Taylor & Francis Group, 2017-01-20)
      Purpose: This paper describes the rationale, study design and procedures of the National Eye Survey of Trinidad and Tobago (NESTT). The main objective of this survey is to obtain prevalence estimates of vision impairment ...
    • The national QAAMS Program - a practical example of PoCT working in the community 

      Shephard, Mark Douglas; Gill, Janice P (Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists, 2010)
      The Quality Assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Services (QAAMS) Program is the largest and longest-standing national point-of-care testing (PoCT) program in Australia. With a focus on PoCT for ...
    • 'The needs of strangers': understanding social determinants of mental illness 

      Lawn, Sharon Joy (Social Alternatives, 2008)
      This article explores the social determinants of mental illness in order to stimulate debate and advocate for improved services, and greater understanding and acceptance for people with serious mental illness in their ...
    • The Needs of Strangers: Understanding Determinants of Mental Health. 

      Lawn, Sharon Joy (Social Alternatives, 2008)
      This article explores the social determinants of mental illness in order to stimulate debate and advocate for improved services, and greater understanding and acceptance for people with serious mental illness in their ...
    • Neighbourhood Life, Social Capital and Perceptions of Safety in the Western Suburbs of Adelaide 

      Ziersch, Anna Marie; Putland, Christine; Palmer, Catherine; MacDougall, Colin James; Baum, Fran (2007)
      In this paper we report on a South Australian study of perceptions of safety and aspects of neighbourhood life including social capital which involved the analysis of 2400 self-completed questionnaires. A path analysis ...
    • Neighbourhood regeneration: facilitating community involvement 

      Arthurson, Kathy (Taylor and Francis, 2003)
      In this paper, the courses of action taken to facilitate residents’ participation, in developing community action plans, in two Australian public housing estate regeneration projects are examined. The findings are placed ...
    • Neighbourhood, Disorder, Safety and Reputation and the Built Environment: Perceptions of Low Income Individuals and Relevance for Health 

      Browne-Yung, Kathryn; Ziersch, Anna Marie; Baum, Fran (Taylor & Francis Group, 2016-03-21)
      Studies have consistently shown that living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods is associated with poor health. There is also some evidence that low income individuals may benefit from living in more advantaged neighbourhoods. ...
    • Networking: the Human Factor in Knowledge Exchange 

      Hagger, Christina; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research and Information Service, 2011)
      Evidence-influenced policy has become the 'gold standard' which compels a wide variety of researchers, research funders and policy makers, from very different organisational contexts, to share or exchange knowledge. ...
    • Neuroretinitis following bull ant sting 

      Ullrich, Katja; Saha, Niladri; Lake, Stewart (BMJ Group, 2012)
      Cat scratch disease causes the majority of cases of neuroretinitis. Neuroretinitis is characterised by clinical features of papillitis, macular oedema and macular star. We report a case study of infection with Bartonella ...
    • “Never mind the logic, give me the numbers”: Former Australian health ministers’ perspectives on the social determinants of health 

      Baum, Fran; Laris, Paul; Fisher, Matthew; Newman, Lareen Ann; MacDougall, Colin James (Elsevier, 2013-04-03)
      The articulation of strong evidence and moral arguments about the importance of social determinants of health (SDH) and health equity has not led to commensurate action to address them. Policy windows open when, simultaneously, ...
    • A new climate for Indigenous health 

      Alfred, A; Kalucy, Elizabeth Carment; McIntyre, Ellen (Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, 2008-10)
      The Apology to the Stolen Generation set the tone for a new and vigorous approach to achieving health equity for Indigenous people. The symbolic impact of the Apology was reinforced and given practical direction by the ...
    • New insights into the genetics of primary open-angle glaucoma based on meta-analyses of intraocular pressure and optic disc characteristics. 

      Springelkamp, Henriët; Iglesias, Adriana; Mishra, Aniket; Hohn, Rene; Wojciechowski, Robert; Khwaja, Anthony P; Nag, Abhishek; Wang, Ya Xing; Wang, Jie Jin; Cuellar-Partida, Gabriel; Gibson, Jane; Cooke-Bailey, Jessica N; Vithana, Eranga; Gharahkhani, Puya; Boutin, Thibaud; Ramdas, Wishal D; Zeller, Tanja; Luben, Robert N; Yonova-Doing, Ekaterina; Yazar, Seyhan; Cree, Angela J; Haines, Jonathan L; Koh, Jia Yu; Souzeau, Emmanuelle; Wilson, James F; Amin, Najaf; Muller, Christian; Venturini, Cristina; Kearns, Lisa S; Kang, Jae Hee; Tham, Yih Chung; Zhou, Tiger; van Leeuwen, Elisabeth M; NIckels, Stefan; Sanfilippo, Paul Gerard; Liao, Jiemin; van der Linde, Herma; Zhao, Wanting; van Koolwijk, Leonieke M E; Zheng, Li; Rivadeneira, Fernando; Baskaran, Mani; van der Lee, Sven J; Perera, Shamira; de Jong, Paulus T V M; Oostra, Ben A; Uitterlinden, Andre G; Fan, Qiao; Hofman, Albert; Tai, E-Shyong; Vingerling, Johannes R; Sim, Xueling; Wolfs, Roger C W; Teo, Yik Ying; Lemij, Hans G; Khor, Chiea Chuen; Willemsen, Rob; Lackner, Karl J; Aung, Tin; Jansonius, Nomdo M; Montgomery, Grant W; Wild, Philipp S; Young, Terri L; Burdon, Kathryn Penelope; Hysi, Pirro G; Pasquale, Louis R; Wong, Tien Yin; Klaver, Caroline C W; Hewitt, Alex W; Jonas, Jost B; Mitchell, Paul; Lotery, Andrew J; Foster, Paul J; Vitart, Veronique; Pfeiffer, Norbert; Craig, Jamie E; Mackey, David A; Hammond, Christopher J; Wiggs, Janey L; Cheng, Ching-Yu; van Duijin, Cornelia M; MacGregor, Stuart; Viswanathan, Ananth C (Oxford University Press, 2017-01)
      Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG), the most common optic neuropathy, is a heritable disease. Siblings of POAG cases have a ten-fold increase risk of developing the disease. Intraocular pressure (IOP) and optic nerve head ...
    • New norms new policies: Did the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence scheme encourage new thinking about promoting well-being and Health in All Policies? 

      Baum, Fran; Lawless, Angela Patricia; MacDougall, Colin James; Harris, Elizabeth; Williams, Carmel (Elsevier, 2015-10-19)
      Health systems have long been criticised for focussing on curing rather than preventing disease. This paper examines to what extent the Adelaide Thinkers in Residence (ATiR) scheme contributed to the change in norms whereby ...
    • NILS Working paper no 165. Improving the employment rates of people with disabilities through vocational education 

      Mavromaras, Kostas; Polidano, Cain (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      During the 2001-2008 period, the employment rate of people with a disability remained remarkably low in most western economies, hardly responding to better macro-economic conditions and favourable anti-discrimination ...
    • NILS Working paper no 166. Are casual and contract terms of employment hazardous for mental health in Australia? 

      Richardson, Susan (Sue); Lester, Laurence Howard; Zhang, Guangyu (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      The risk that flexible forms of employment are harmful to the health of workers is a major public health issue for the many countries, including Australia, where such forms of employment are common or have been growing. ...
    • NILS Working paper no 167. Assisting people marginal to the labour market to gain and maintain employment: a spotlight on South Australia 

      Moskos, Megan (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      Until relatively recently Australia experienced unprecedented levels of economic growth. The number of jobs available was at an all time high and unemployment at a 30 year historical low. It is an unfortunate reality ...
    • NILS Working paper no 169. Work-related health in Europe: are older workers more at risk? 

      Jones, Melanie K; Latreille, Paul L; Sloane, Peter J; Staneva, Anita V (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      This paper uses the fourth European Working Conditions Survey (2005) to address the impact of age on work-related self-reported health outcomes. More specifically, the paper examines whether older workers differ significantly ...
    • NILS Working paper no 170. The impact of major--job mismatch on college graduates' early career earnings 

      Zhu, Rong (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      In this paper, I assess the impact of the mismatch between college major and job on college graduates' early career earnings using a sample from China. I find that on average a major--job mismatched college graduate suffers ...
    • NILS Working paper no 171. Adjusting to skill shortages: complexity and consequences 

      Healy, Joshua Gregory; Mavromaras, Kostas; Sloane, Peter J (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      Skill shortages are often portrayed as a major problem for the economies of many countries including the Australian economy. Yet, there is surprisingly little evidence about their prevalence, causes and consequences. This ...
    • NILS Working Paper no 173. How does occupational sex segregation shape low skilled men's employment opportunities? Evidence from the ABS census 

      Moskos, Megan (National Institute of Labour Studies, 2011)
      A major feature of the contemporary Australian labour market is the declining participation of prime-age men, in particular those with low education levels. Using Census data for 1996 and 2006, this paper explores how ...