How to maximise your men’s health consults

It’s coming up to 10 years since the launch of the first national male health policy. What’s next?
Simon Von Saldern
Group of men

The first National Male Health Policy in Australia, released in 2010, recognised the need for applying a ‘gender-specific lens’ to address the unique healthcare needs of men and boys.1

While the policy set out priority areas and populations for health reform, importantly it reinforced the principle that investing in men’s health is critical, not just for preventing disease, reducing health burden and mortality, but for meaningful social, cultural and economic gains.