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Diseases and conditions

Asthma

Information about what asthma is and how you can control your asthma through a written action plan. Includes links to further references on asthma.

Department of Health

Avian influenza (bird flu)

Provides key facts and information about Avian Influenza, also known as bird flu. Includes links to FAQ's and the latest news

Department of Health

Bladder and Bowel

Provides information and advice on the prevention and management of bladder control and bowel problems. Contains information on continence health promotion, early intervention and support for consumers, their families and carers.

Department of Health

Cancer Australia

Cancer Australia works to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the well being of those diagnosed by ensuring that evidence informs cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care.

Cancer Australia

Cardiovascular disease

A leading cause of death in Australia and one of the health areas which contributes to the burden of illness and injury.

Department of Health

Chronic diseases

Information about chronic disease prevention and management. Some health areas covered include arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions, asthma, cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, mental health and obesity.

Department of Health

Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Scheme

Helps families who are eligible to meet treatment costs for specialised services for cleft lip and cleft palate conditions.

Department of Human Services

Communicable diseases information

Information on some of the activities of the Office of Health Protection (OHP) in managing a number of communicable diseases such as influenza, foodborne diseases, yellow fever, vaccine preventable diseases and sexually transmissible infections in Australia.

Department of Health

Diabetes

Diabetes mellitus is a condition where the body cannot maintain normal blood glucose levels. It is a significant cause of death and disability in Australia and is increasing in prevalence worldwide.

Department of Health

Health Emergency

Keep up-to-date with important information about any health emergencies in Australia, and the actions you can take to protect yourself, your family and the community.

Department of Health

Pandemic Influenza

Information about pandemic influenza, including what the Australian Government will do if it happens, and what individuals, businesses, communities and health care professionals can do to prepare for and respond to a flu pandemic. Includes links to state and territory pandemic plans.

Department of Health

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