The Health Program brings together partners to co-invest in spatial health research across five priority areas. These areas are:
To support these areas of research, the Health Program along with partners have invested in seven projects. These projects will be completed by June 2018.
Examining the impact of air quality to help Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease patients better manage the disease with less hospital visits and an improved quality of life. This project is using embedded sensors in physical infrastructure that...
A national digital atlas will allow health agencies, policy makers and the community to understand the location and resource requirements for Australia’s most prominent cancers including breast, cervical and colorectal cancers.
Identification of indoor localisation solutions for tracking patients in hospital environments to minimise cross-infection.
Non-invasive spatial techniques in burns assessment and treatment.
Improving equity of Hepatitis B treatment access and outcomes by informing spatial targeting of resources.
Integrating MBS and PBS data in WA Health policy and planning across the state.