Medical Workforce 2012, provides information on the demographic and employment characteristics of medical practitioners who were registered in Australia in 2012. It shows that in 2012, there were 91,504 medical practitioners registered in Australia."Between 2008 and 2012, the number of medical practitioners employed in medicine rose by just over 16% from 68,455 to 79,653," said AIHW spokesperson Teresa Dickinson. The supply of medical practitioners across all states and territories compared to the population rose by almost 9% between 2008 and 2012, from 344 to 374 full-time equivalent medical practitioners per 100,000 people. Media release
Risking Your Health: Causes, Consequences, and Interventions to Prevent Risky Behaviors explores how those choices are formed and what are their consequences. Of great interest to policy makers, academics and practitioners, this book assesses the efficiency of those interventions designed to reduce the prevalence of behaviors that endanger health.