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Western Australian Health Statistics
WA Department of Health. Data Linkage Branch
Develops and maintains a system of linkages connecting data about health events for individuals in Western Australia. Health data can be requested for ethically approved research, planning and evaluation projects which aim to improve the health of Western Australians.
WA Department of Health. Epidemiology Branch
This branch aims to monitor, assess and report on the health profile and service utilisation of the Western Australian population to guide policy development, identify emerging issues, prioritise service delivery and evaluate health system performance.
Western Australian Cancer Registry
The Western Australian Cancer Registry collects information about cancer diagnoses across the state. Statistics are produced to: monitor the number of new cases of cancer; plan services for the control of cancer and the care of cancer patients; evaluate the effectiveness of cancer prevention and treatment services; provide data for research into cancer.
Australian Health Statistics
Australia. Department of Health
Health statistics : includes Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) statistics, Medicare statistics; General Practice statistics
ABS TableBuilder [Intranet]
The Epidemiology Branch has organised a subscription, which will enable WA health system staff to access Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) health and Census data via the online ABS TableBuilder tool for free, until 30 June 2021
International Health Statistics
Global Health Observatory
The Global Health Observatory pages provide data and analyses on global health priorities. Each page provides information on global situation and trends highlights, using core indicators, database views, major publications and links to relevant web pages on the theme.
The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the standard diagnostic tool for epidemiology, health management and clinical purposes.