Health equity

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Australian youth justice: A Western Australian prevalence study

The Telethon Kids Institute has conducted the first Australian study to examine the prevalence of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and other cognitive disorders at Banksia Hill Detention Centre – Western Australia’s only youth detention facility.

Centre for Research Excellence in the Social Determinants of Health Equity: Project update

The social, cultural and economic forces that shape people’s daily living conditions are called the ‘social determinants’ or the ‘causes of the causes’ of health. When these determinants result in an unfair and avoidable distribution of health in society, for example between the rich and poor, between men and women, or between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, they are considered health inequities.

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Updated:  10 August 2017/Responsible Officer:  Director, RegNet/Page Contact:  Director, RegNet