Government databases and public health research: facilitating access in the public interest.

Abstract

Access to datasets of personal health information held by government agencies is essential to support public health research and to promote evidence-based public health policy development. Privacy legislation in Australia allows the use and disclosure of such information for public health research. However, access is not always forthcoming in a timely… (More)

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@article{Adams2014GovernmentDA, title={Government databases and public health research: facilitating access in the public interest.}, author={Carolyn H Adams and Judy R. M. Allen}, journal={Journal of law and medicine}, year={2014}, volume={21 4}, pages={957-72} }