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Input and output effects on the health of the Australian opioid-dependent population

V N Tran

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 The inputs to a health system directly relate to the outputs of the system. The methadone programme in Australia relies heavily on input factors such as finances, policies, people and physical structures to positively impact on its output with regard to the health of the opioid-dependent population. Policy-makers need to review these outputs and make effective changes to address the objectives of the health system. 


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V N Tran, Pharmacy Department, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

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Southern African Journal of Public Health (incorporating Strengthening Health Systems) 2018;3(1):6. DOI:10.7196/SHS.2018.v3i1.76

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Date submitted: 2018-12-18
Date published: 2018-12-18

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