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Cultural competency in health

Cultural Competency in health: A guide for policy, partnerships and participation is designed to help policy makers and stakeholders develop culturally competent policies throughout the health system.

  • Guideline
  • Current

Keeping research on track

Keeping research on track: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples about health research ethics was designed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities when they are considering conducting or being involved with health research.

 

  • Guideline
  • Rescinded

Review of the use of microwave therapy for the treatment cancer

Review of the use of microwave therapy for the treatment of patients with cancer is the final report on the therapeutic effectiveness of microwave (UHF radiowave) cancer therapy as practised by Dr John Holt in Western Australia.

  • Clinical guideline
  • Current

Using socioeconomic evidence in clinical practice guidelines

This handbook provides information to assist developers of clinical practice guidelines in summarising the evidence of the effects of socioeconomic position and other markers of disadvantage, on health outcomes and health care delivery.

  • Clinical guideline
  • Under review

Values and ethics - Guidelines for ethical conduct in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research

This document provided guidance to researchers and Human Research Ethics Committees on the complex considerations necessary in the conception, design and conduct of appropriate research in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • Guideline
  • Rescinded

How to use the evidence

How to use the evidence: Assessment and application of scientific evidence focuses on how to evaluate and use the evidence gathered from a systematic literature review to inform the development of evidence-based clinical guidelines.

  • Clinical guideline
  • Under review

Ethical considerations relating to health care resource allocation decisions

The Australian Health Ethics Committee is concerned with the ethical implications of medical research and practice and of health care in general. One of the committee's major current interests is in the ethics of health care resource allocation. This is the second paper of a series on this topic.

  • Guideline
  • Current

We have published a wealth of information on Australian health and medical research, and on specific issues relating to Australian health and health care. These include statements, strategies, guidelines and other reports – all of which are publicly available.