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Keeping track to keep Australia's overseas aid on track

Anthony B Zwi, Natalie J Grove and Maria-Theresa Ho
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (3): 119-120.

In the competition for official development assistance, health is losing out to governance and security

Governance, law and justice were “big ticket” items in the 2005–06 Australian federal budget, reflecting the increasing focus on national security in Australia and elsewhere. Our current aid budget reflects this trend.

Anthony B Zwi, PhD, FAFPHM, Professor and Head of School
Natalie J Grove, BOccThy, MPH, Research Assistant
Maria-Theresa Ho, MHP, MD, Senior Lecturer
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
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