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The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report

Protect, Prevent, Improve, Inform

Chief Public Health Officer’s Report 2014-2016

This the third Chief Public Health Officer’s Report developed to meet the requirements of Section 23 of the South Australian Public Health Act, 2011 (the Act) and reports on:

  • public health trends, activities and indicators
  • progress on the implementation of the State Public Health Plan 
  • the administration of the Act.

The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report 2014-2016 is comprised of four linked parts:

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1. The Report - Protect, Prevent, Improve, Inform 

The report (PDF 4.8MB) highlights the wide spectrum of actions that impact on public health and on healthcare – from taking action on the determinants of health at the earliest level of prevention through to specific actions designed to address prevention and remediation of identified health threats; through to dealing with the preventable burden of diseases and injuries once they have occurred.

The report is an interactive and linked PDF to the other parts below.

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2. The Data Compendium

Throughout the report are links to statistical tables, figures and maps which are held in the Chief Public Health Officer’s Report Data Compendium (PDF 3.5MB).The Data Compendium also provides definitions, terminology and further information on data sources and analysis.

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3. A compendium of public health action 

Summaries of many case studies and feature stories are highlighted in this report. The Compendium of public action (PDF 2.31MB) comprises these in full and showcase the breadth of public health action in South Australia.

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4. The Chief Public Health Officer’s Report Atlas

A feature of this report is an interactive atlas prepared by the Public Health Information Development Unit, Torrens University. Additional atlases have now been produced and are available in the Public health statistics area. 

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