Underpinning development: health and health workforce in Northern Australia

Davis, Scott R., Croker, Felicity, and Edelman, Alex (2021) Underpinning development: health and health workforce in Northern Australia. In: Wallace, Ruth, Harwood, Sharon, Gerritson, Rolf, Prideaux, Bruce, Brewer, Tom, Rosenman, Linda, and Dale, Allan, (eds.) Leading From The North: rethinking Northern Australia development. ANU Press, Canberra, ACT, Australia, pp. 81-101.

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Abstract

[Extract] The renewed focus on the economic potential of Northern Australia recognises its unique proximity to Asia and the Indo Pacific region and its strategic position within the fastest growing global zone: The Tropics. Northern Australia is recognised as vital to Australia's future economic development over the next 30 years of the Asia-Pacific century. With sustained policy and political commitment, Northern Australia has the capacity to be an international leader in providing health professional education, tropical health research and development, and innovative health service models that will enable the development of a knowledge-based economic platform for the region.

Item ID: 69682
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-76046-443-1
Keywords: health workforce, population health, development, Northern Australia, tropic
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Copyright Information: This title is published under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2021 02:32
FoR Codes: 44 HUMAN SOCIETY > 4407 Policy and administration > 440703 Economic development policy @ 60%
42 HEALTH SCIENCES > 4206 Public health > 420699 Public health not elsewhere classified @ 40%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920506 Rural Health @ 30%
92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920206 Health Policy Economic Outcomes @ 70%
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