Table of contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • 1 Introduction
    • Background
    • From National Health Goals and Targets to National Health Priority Areas
    • The purpose of the report
  • 2  Cardiovascular health  
    • Overview  
    • Highlights
    • Priority indicators
    • Priority indicators not reported due to incomplete information
    • Strategies, initiatives and interventions
  • 3     Cancer control
    • Overview
    • Highlights
    • Priority indicators
    • Priority indicators not reported due to incomplete information
    • Strategies, initiatives and interventions
  • 4 Injury prevention and control
    • Overview
    • Highlights
    • Priority indicators
    • Priority indicators not reported due to incomplete information
    • Strategies, initiatives and interventions
  • 5 Mental health
    • Overview
    • Highlights
    • Priority indicator
    • Priority indicators not reported due to incomplete information
    • Strategies, initiatives and interventions
  • 6 Diabetes mellitus
    • Overview
    • Interim indicators  
    • Strategies, initiatives and interventions  
  • 7 Future directions
    • NHPA work program
    • Mechanism to identify future National Health Priority Areas
    • Identifying acceptable practice
    • Identifying appropriate  points of intervention  
    • Designing suitable indicators 
    • A structure for the management  of the NHPA initiative 
  • Appendix 1
    • Report of the National Health Information Management Group Working Party on Health Outcomes Activities and Priorities, September 1996
  • Appendix 2
    • Prioritisation  of indicators for health outcomes reporting in the National Health Priority Areas
  • Appendix 3
    • Data and statistical issues
  • Abbreviations  
  • References