M Kelaher

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the health impacts of participation in Australian community arts groups
    Margaret Kelaher
    Population Health, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie St Carlton, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Health Promot Int 29:392-402. 2014
  2. pmc Mental health affects future employment as job loss affects mental health: findings from a longitudinal population study
    Sarah C Olesen
    Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing College of Medicine Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Bldg 62A Eggleston Road, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:144. 2013
  3. pmc Differences in primary health care delivery to Australia's Indigenous population: a template for use in economic evaluations
    Katherine S Ong
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:307. 2012
  4. pmc Access to eye health services among indigenous Australians: an area level analysis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie st Parkville, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:51. 2012
  5. pmc A cost-based equity weight for use in the economic evaluation of primary health care interventions: case study of the Australian Indigenous population
    Katherine S Ong
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 8:34. 2009
  6. pmc Child Health Partnerships: a review of program characteristics, outcomes and their relationship
    Kapila Jayaratne
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:172. 2010
  7. pmc Impact of telephone triage on emergency after hours GP Medicare usage: a time-series analysis
    David Dunt
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 3010 VIC Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 4:21. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Australian women aged 25-44 years following Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1326-32. 2008
  9. doi request reprint The effect of an area-based intervention on breastfeeding rates in Victoria, Australia
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Policy 90:89-93. 2009
  10. pmc The applicability of measures of socioeconomic position to different ethnic groups within the UK
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie St, Carlton Vic 3010, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 8:4. 2009

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Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the health impacts of participation in Australian community arts groups
    Margaret Kelaher
    Population Health, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie St Carlton, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Health Promot Int 29:392-402. 2014
    ..Overall, the study demonstrated the potential health promoting effects of community arts programmes in disadvantaged populations. Its multi-method approach should be further studied in evaluating other community arts programmes. ..
  2. pmc Mental health affects future employment as job loss affects mental health: findings from a longitudinal population study
    Sarah C Olesen
    Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing College of Medicine Biology and Environment, The Australian National University, Bldg 62A Eggleston Road, The Australian National University, ACTON ACT 0200, Australia
    BMC Psychiatry 13:144. 2013
    ..This is the first study to simultaneously examine and contrast the relative effects of unemployment on mental health and mental health on employment status in a single general population sample...
  3. pmc Differences in primary health care delivery to Australia's Indigenous population: a template for use in economic evaluations
    Katherine S Ong
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:307. 2012
    ..This paper describes a method to overcome this deficiency for Australia's Indigenous population. A template has been developed which can adapt mainstream health intervention data to the Indigenous setting...
  4. pmc Access to eye health services among indigenous Australians: an area level analysis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie st Parkville, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:51. 2012
    ..This project is a community-level study of equity of access to eye health services for Indigenous Australians...
  5. pmc A cost-based equity weight for use in the economic evaluation of primary health care interventions: case study of the Australian Indigenous population
    Katherine S Ong
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Carlton Victoria 3010, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 8:34. 2009
    ..This paper proposes an alternative cost-based equity weight for use in the economic evaluation of interventions delivered from primary health care services...
  6. pmc Child Health Partnerships: a review of program characteristics, outcomes and their relationship
    Kapila Jayaratne
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Victoria 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 10:172. 2010
    ..We aim to provide definitive answers to this question as well as identifying the characteristics of successful partnerships...
  7. pmc Impact of telephone triage on emergency after hours GP Medicare usage: a time-series analysis
    David Dunt
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 3010 VIC Australia
    Aust New Zealand Health Policy 4:21. 2007
    ..Poisson regression analysis was used in analysis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Use of breast cancer screening and treatment services by Australian women aged 25-44 years following Kylie Minogue's breast cancer diagnosis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1326-32. 2008
    ..The study included procedures provided through the Australian public health system to women aged 25-44 years from October 2004 and June 2006...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of an area-based intervention on breastfeeding rates in Victoria, Australia
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Policy 90:89-93. 2009
    ..In this study we examine whether: (1) Best Start is effective in increasing the proportion of infants being fully breastfed at 3 months and 6 months. (2) The quality of community partnerships is a potential mechanism for change...
  10. pmc The applicability of measures of socioeconomic position to different ethnic groups within the UK
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie St, Carlton Vic 3010, Australia
    Int J Equity Health 8:4. 2009
    ..ethnic groups:1) Differences in response rate to conventional socioeconomic indicators2) Cultural and social differences in economic priorities/opportunities3) Differences in housing quality, assets and debt within socioeconomic strata..
  11. pmc The effects of an area-based intervention on the uptake of maternal and child health assessments in Australia: a community trial
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 9:53. 2009
    ..In this study we examine whether, Best Start, an Australian area-based initiative to improve child health was effective in improving access to Maternal and Child Health (MCH) services...
  12. doi request reprint Living in 'Birdsville': exploring the impact of neighbourhood stigma on health
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, Melbourne School of Population Health University of Melbourne, Parkville, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Place 16:381-8. 2010
    ..of neighbourhood stigma vary within neighbourhoods? (3) Is neighbourhood stigma related to health? (4) Is the relationship between neighbourhood stigma and health explained by other social factors that may contribute to poorer health?..
  13. doi request reprint Evaluating health impacts: Results from the neighbourhood renewal strategy [corrected] in Victoria, Australia
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Evaluation, School of Population Health University of Melbourne, Australia
    Health Place 16:861-7. 2010
    ..We examine the impact of this intervention on health and life satisfaction in the five metropolitan sites involved in first phase of the project...
  14. ncbi request reprint The impact of different measures of socioeconomic position on the relationship between ethnicity and health
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 18:351-6. 2008
    ..In this study we explicitly examine the effect of using asset-based and conventional measures of socioeconomic position (SEP) on ethnic differences in health...
  15. ncbi request reprint Discrimination and health in an English study
    M Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Vic, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 66:1627-36. 2008
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  16. ncbi request reprint The impact of loss of Medicaid on health service utilization among persons with HIV/AIDS in New York City
    Margaret Kelaher
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, NY, USA
    Health Policy 76:80-92. 2006
    ..To examine predictors of losing Medicaid and the impact of losing Medicaid on health service utilization for persons living with HIV/AIDS...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of financial disadvantage on use and non-use of after hours care in Australia
    Margaret Kelaher
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    Health Policy 79:16-23. 2006
    ..The study suggests that policy aimed at reducing these barriers may effectively address inequities in AH care but that to be optimally effective policy change would also need to be accompanied by changes in consumer awareness...
  18. ncbi request reprint Improving access to medicines among clients of remote area Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services
    Margaret Kelaher
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3010
    Aust N Z J Public Health 30:177-83. 2006
    ..We report on the effectiveness of a program to supply PBS medicines to remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Services (ATSIHSs) under section 100 (s. 100) of the National Health Act 1953...
  19. ncbi request reprint Unemployment, contraceptive behaviour and reproductive outcomes among young Australian women
    Margaret Kelaher
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Health Policy 82:95-101. 2007
    ..During welfare reform in the 1990s it was argued that unemployment and associated welfare receipt could influence reproductive choice...
  20. ncbi request reprint Towards evidence-based health promotion and service provision for new migrants to Australia
    M Kelaher
    Key Centre for Women s Health, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Ethn Health 4:305-13. 1999
    ..To examine patterns of health utilization and health information dissemination among immigrants to Australia in the first 6 months of immigration using data from the Longitudinal Study of Immigrants to Australia (LSIA)...
  21. ncbi request reprint People, places and policies - trying to account for health inequalities in impoverished neighbourhoods
    Peter Feldman
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics, The University of Melbourne, Victoria Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:17-24. 2009
    ..We consider associations between individual, household and area-level characteristics and self-reported health...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sources of stress in impoverished neighbourhoods: insights into links between neighbourhood environments and health
    Deborah Warr
    Vic Health Centre for the Promotion of Mental Health and Community Wellbeing, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:25-33. 2009
    ..This paper explores associations between residents' perceptions of social incivilities and physical disorders in local environments and self-reported health status...
  23. ncbi request reprint 'Money, stress, jobs': residents' perceptions of health-impairing factors in 'poor' neighbourhoods
    Deborah J Warr
    Centre for Health and Society, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Place 13:743-56. 2007
    ..The findings support other research that suggests that local physical and social environments influence health via psychosocial processes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Lipid treatment guidelines and cardiovascular risk for Aboriginal people in Central Australia
    Joanne N Luke
    School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 190:552-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the extent to which the current Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) guidelines for patient eligibility for lipid-lowering medication are applicable to Aboriginal people in Central Australia...
  25. ncbi request reprint The impact of standalone call centres and GP cooperatives on access to after hours GP care: a before and after study adjusted for secular trend
    David Dunt
    Program Evaluation Unit, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Fam Pract 23:453-60. 2006
    ..The study's objective is to study the impact of two standalone call centres and one GP cooperative offering comprehensive services, in improving consumer access to services for residents of a defined geographic area...
  26. ncbi request reprint Migration and mainstreaming: matching health services to immigrants' needs in Australia
    M Kelaher
    School of Public Health, Columbia University and Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, 720 Swanston St Carlton, VIC 3053, Melbourne, Australia
    Health Policy 54:1-11. 2000
    ..The sustainability of various programmes is examined in the context of the continuing need to provide for people whose access to mainstream health services remains problematic...
  27. ncbi request reprint Welfare reforms in Australia: how will they affect women's health?
    Margaret Kelaher
    Key Centre for Women s Health in Society, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 57:49-53. 2002
    ..Existing health research suggests that the impact of welfare reform on both health and society will depend on how the balance between women's roles as caregivers and workers is struck...
  28. ncbi request reprint Differences in low-birthweight among documented and undocumented foreign-born and US-born Latinas
    Margaret Kelaher
    Medical and Health Research Association of New York City, Inc, New York, USA
    Soc Sci Med 55:2171-5. 2002
    ..This suggests that both official screening and migration of the fittest play a role in lower rates of low-birthweight among foreign-born Latinas compared to US-born Latinas...
  29. ncbi request reprint The social and cultural context of the mental health of Filipinas in Queensland
    Samantha Thompson
    Women s Health Australia, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:681-7. 2002
    ..To describe the social and cultural context of risk surrounding the mental health of Filipino women living in Queensland, Australia and elicit the meaning and experience of mental health and illness for these women...
  30. ncbi request reprint The mental health status of Filipinas in Queensland
    Samantha Thompson
    Women s Health Australia, Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 36:674-80. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and investigate potential predictors of psychological distress in Filipino women living in Queensland, Australia...