Health & Medicine Directory

Right to proper health care is one of the basic rights of any citizen of any state. Proper health care and hygiene only ensures a healthy, disease free population. It is therefore a foremost duty of the Government to ensure the implementation, functioning and maintenance of the same. It is necessary to construct hospitals at an estimated frequency which may bear the load of three fourths of the surrounding population considering the worst. Proper employment of staff at the hospitals is also important. Health care in Australia is provided by the state run as well as the private hospitals. Public health schemes exist on initiative of the Government. Various consultation facilities are available to counsel people on health care and health schemes. People are encouraged to insure their health. Travelers are however advised to only carry medications suited to their existing medical conditions. There are toll free lines which serve the people’s enquiry about the prescribed medicines. They provide customers unbiased updated information regarding the medicines they consume. A pharmaceutical allowance also exists for the citizens to avail on certain terms and conditions. There are also special provisions for child health and immunization. Rehabs are operational for needy cases.

Site Listings
  • Aghealth Australia : Centre for Australian agricultural health and safety aiming to assist rural Australians to attain improved health.

  • Australian Veterinary Association : Source to find informatin on veterinary profession including veterinary careers, veterinary science, animal production and public policy relating to animals.

  • Health Emergency : Provides situational information on health emergencies like H1N1 (Swine Flu) pandemic including symptoms, update bulletins, and details on the free national vaccination programme.

  • Health Insite : Aims to improve the health of the Australian's by providing access to quality health information on diseases such as asthma, diabetes, cancer, arthritis, depression and more.

  • The Australian Centre for Asthma Monitoring (ACAM) : Aims to assist asthma sufferers to improve their health by developing, collating and interpreting data relevant to asthma prevention, management and health policy.

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