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NHMRC – National Health and Medical Research Council

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) is Australia's peak body for supporting health and medical research; for developing health advice for the Australian community, health professionals and governments; and for providing advice on ethical behaviour in health care and in the conduct of health and medical research.

NHMRC brings together within a single national organisation the functions of research funding and development of advice. It draws upon the resources of all components of the health system, including governments, medical practitioners, nurses and allied health professionals, researchers, teaching and research institutions, public and private program managers, service administrators, community health organisations, social health researchers and consumers.

The mission statement of the NHMRC is 'Working to build a healthy Australia'.

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Food shopping tips | Eat For Health

Once you know which the healthier choices in the supermarket are, shopping can actually get easier, quicker and cheaper. Plan meals and snacks for the week and make sure you buy everything you will need. Write a list and stick to it. Don’t

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National Guidance on Collaborative Maternity Care | National Health and Medical Research Council

The Guidance provides information for women and maternity care clinicians about establishing and maintaining collaborative practice. Maternity care collaboration places the woman at the centre of her own care, while supporting the professionals who are caring for her. Such care is coordinated according to the woman’s needs, including her cultural, emotional, psychosocial and clinical needs.

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Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011) - Updated December 2013 | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Australian Guidelines to Reduce Health Risks from Drinking Alcohol | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Guidelines for the ethical management of people with advanced chronic or terminal conditions in the final months of life | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Cultural Competency in health: A guide for policy, partnerships and participation | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Review of the use of Microwave Therapy for the Treatment of Patients with Cancer | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Guidelines on the prophylactic use of Rh D immunoglobulin (anti-D) in obstetrics | National Health and Medical Research Council

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National Statement on Ethical Conduct in Human Research (2007) - Updated March 2014 | National Health and Medical Research Council

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Australian Dietary Guidelines 1 - 5 | Eat For Health

There are five principal recommendations featured in the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Each Guideline is considered to be equally important in terms of public health outcomes. Guideline 1 To achieve and maintain a healthy weight, be physically active

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