Links to related sites

Relevant Australian agencies and national publications

State and Territory health agencies

Australian sites with a focus on health inequalities' research

International sites with a focus on health inequalities' research

 

Relevant Australian agencies and national publications

Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
http://www.health.gov.au

National Public Health Partnership
http://www.nphp.gov.au

National Health Priorities (Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing)
http://www.health.gov.au/internet/wcms/publishing.nsf/Content/pq-ncds

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
http://www.aihw.gov.au

National Public Health Information Development Plan 1999
http://www.aihw.gov.au/publications/health/nphidp99

Prometheus Information Pty. Ltd. (Health Information specialists)
http://www.prometheus.com.au

HealthWIZ (National Social Health Database)
http://www.health.gov.au/healthwiz

Public Health Resources on the Internet
http://www.geocities.com/ball91au/phlinks/useful.htm

 

State and Territory health agencies

ACT Health
http://www.health.act.gov.au/c/health

Department of Health (Western Australia)
http://www.health.wa.gov.au

Department of Health and Community Services (Northern Territory)
http://www.nt.gov.au/health

Department of Health and Human Services (Tasmania)
http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au

Department of Human Services (Victoria)
http://hnp.dhs.vic.gov.au/wps/portal

NSW Health
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au

Queensland Health
http://www.health.qld.gov.au

SA Health
http://www.health.sa.gov.au 

 

Australian sites with a focus on health inequalities' research

Social Determinants of Health Research, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University
http://nceph.anu.edu.au/Research/Social_Determinants/index.php

The School of Public Health, University of Sydney
http://www.health.usyd.edu.au/research/index.php

 

International sites with a focus on health inequalities' research

UK & International

British Sociological Association
http://www.britsoc.co.uk

Department of Epidemiology & Public Health, University College London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/epidemiology

International Institute for Society and Health, University College London
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/iish

Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol
http://www.epi.bris.ac.uk

Health Inequalities Research in the Section of Public Health - School of Health and Related Research, University of Sheffield
http://www.shef.ac.uk/scharr/sections/ph/research/h_i

UK Economic and Social Research Council Health Variations Programme
http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/apsocsci/hvp/default.htm

Health Impact Assessment information - International Health Impact Assessment Consortium, Department of Public Health, University of Liverpool (Mostly information about developing countries)
http://www.ihia.org.uk

Whitehall II Study
http://www.ucl.ac.uk/whitehallII

UK Government's Social Exclusion Unit
http://www.cabinet-office.gov.uk/social_exclusion

The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (social policy research and development charity)
http://www.jrf.org.uk

The King's Fund
http://www.kingsfund.org.uk

The Nuffield Trust
http://www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk

The International Society for Equity in Health (international)
http://www.iseqh.org


Europe (excluding UK)

ECuity Group (Netherlands)
http://www2.eur.nl/bmg/ecuity

Department of Public Health, Erasmus University (Netherlands)
http://mgzlx4.erasmusmc.nl/projects

European Science Foundation Social Variations in Health Expectancy in Europe Programme - University of Dusseldorf (Germany)
http://www.uni-duesseldorf.de/health

Social variations in health project: comparisons and changes over time - University of Helsinki (Finland)
http://www.kttl.helsinki.fi/folderContent3_sub_english.asp?route=4.835.1825.1826

North America

American Sociological Association - Medical Sociology Section (USA)
http://dept.kent.edu/sociology/asamedsoc

Equity in Health - Population Health Forum, University of Washington (USA)
http://depts.washington.edu/eqhlth

US National Institutes of Health - Health Disparities Plans (USA)
http://obssr.od.nih.gov/Content/Strategic_Planning/Health_Disparities/Index.htm

The Michigan Initiative on Inequalities in Health (USA)
http://www.sph.umich.edu/miih

Joint Center for Poverty Research - Northwestern University / University of Chicago (USA)
http://www.jcpr.org

MacArthur Foundation ­ Program on Human and Community Development: Network on Socioeconomic Status and Health
http://www.macfound.org

Manitoba Centre for Health Policy
http://www.umanitoba.ca/centres/mchp

Canadian Institute of Advanced Research (CIAR)
http://www.CIAR.ca

The Founders Network (in support of the CIAR)
http://www.founders.net

Africa

Network for Equity in Health in Southern Africa (Zimbabwe)
http://www.equinetafrica.org

'A National Household Survey of Health Inequalities in South Africa', Community Agency for Social Enquiry (CASE) for the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
http://www.hst.org.za/publications/30