Men are more likely than women to be injured at work and make a serious claim for compensation according to Safe Work Australia.
In 2016-2017, male employees made nearly two-thirds (64%) of serious claims for compensation. This reflects the fact that men spend more time at work than women and are more likely to work in riskier occupations and industries.Read more
Work is more likely to make men ill according to Government research. Data from the Australian Burden of Disease Study, which calculates the impact that different risk factors have our health, shows that men experience almost three-quarters (72%) of the health burden linked to work.Read more
Tom is a man in his early 70s who has received a prostate cancer diagnosis. He freaks out. This was not in the plan, how could it be, what’s going to happen?Read more
The Australian Men’s Health Forum has a proud history of championing those who do great work to improve the lives and health of men and boys.Read more
Albury GP Rebecca McGowan has taken the concept of a male-friendly health service to the next level by developing a program that connects with blokes in a popular social setting – the local pub.Read more
As the Federal Government promised on-going funding to Andrology Australia last week, the men’s health organisation had an announcement of its own to proclaim: a new website, new look and feel and revitalised branding across the board.Read more
As health outcomes for men are recognised the world over as being much worse than among women, the University of Technology in Sydney is drawing together the insights of transdisciplinary researchers to discuss innovative interventions that promote men’s physical and mental health.Read more
Women all over the world are outliving men and so more action is needed to improve men and boys’ health, according to a new report from the World Health Organization (WHO).
More than 140 million children will be born in 2019, with the boys expected to die 4.4 years younger than the girls of average (69.8 years v 74.2 years).Read more
Entrepreneur Haydn Payne understands that if he does not start his own business, he could be on welfare for the rest of his life. That may not be so remarkable if it weren’t for the fact that the thing preventing Payne from advancing in the workplace is his condition: autism.Read more
This article describes the support women receive for health services in comparison to men's health in Malawi, in southeastern Africa, and the consequences of this gender imbalance. It is reproduced from The Conversation.Read more