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Injury control is one of the four priorities of the current National Health Strategy. Injury control targets are an integral part of this strategy and these require the measurement of the incidence of selected injuries. The strategy encourages local community based injury prevention programs. These...
Members of the community contribute to survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by contacting emergency medical services and performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) prior to the arrival of an ambulance. In Australia there is a paucity of information of the extent that community members...
DHSSPS is reviewing the Public Health Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 (‘the 1967 Act’). The 1967 Act has not been updated in any significant respect since it became law. In the intervening years new threats to public health have emerged, and public health legislation in other jurisdictions...