20 April 2010 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 6, April 2010

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A timely issue, with consumers sharing views on health funding and reform, and maintaining a sustainable health system.
12 November 2009 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 5, October 2009

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Consumer voices on depression, anxiety and chronic conditions - a collaborative edition with beyondblue: the national depression initiative.
3 April 2009 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 4, March 2009

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This issue of Health Voices focuses on health care for children and young people.

11 December 2008 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 3, December 2008

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Celebrate Challenge and Change
18 August 2008 Report

Chronic Conditions Self Management 2008-2010 Project - National Consumer Representative and Stakeholder Planning Workshop Report

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On 27 August 2008, the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) held a national consumer representative and stakeholder planning workshop to commence work on its Chronic Conditions Self Management 2008-2010 Project (the project). This project was funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing under the Australian Better Health Initiative.

8 August 2008 Archived
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On 27 August 2008, the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) held a national consumer representative and stakeholder planning workshop to commence work on its Chronic Conditions Self Management 2008-2010 Project (the project). This project is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing under the Australian Better Health Initiative. The workshop was attended by 21 consumer representatives, as well as six stakeholders from a range of organisations with an interest in the area.

13 July 2008 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 2, July 2008

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Reform in Health Care
11 April 2008 Health Voices

Health Voices, Issue 1, April 2008

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Ethical challenges in Australian health care

6 February 2007 Archived
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Committee secretariats can often enhance the contribution of a consumer representative on a particular committee by thinking through ways to support his or her involvement. In 2003, the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) and representatives of committee secretariats developed a checklist for how committees can support consumer representatives as part of a project funded by the Department of Health and Ageing. Although the checklist is not exhaustive, it provides some useful pointers. Small things often make a big difference!
2 February 2007 Archived

Principles for a Regulatory Scheme for the Advertising of Therapeutic Products

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This document highlights some of the key issues for consumers about the advertising of therapeutic products. It will assist consumer representatives and members provide input to the Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Authority (ANZTPA) on the draft Australia New Zealand Therapeutic Products Regulatory Scheme (Advertising) Rule 2006. The document draws on the work of the Consumers' Health Forum of Australia (CHF) on Quality Use of Medicines over many years, including community engagement and Consumer Representatives’ meetings. It presents some principles, with rationale, on which a sound regulatory scheme for the advertising of therapeutic products should be based.

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