Health Transition Centre
was established in 1988 by The Australian National University
to foster work on the cultural, social and behavioural
aspects of health.
Health Transition Review was published from the Australian
National University, 19911997 (Vols. 17) with
John C. Caldwell, editor and various co-editors.
1998 it publication was transferred to the Harvard School
of Public Health with Alan
G. Hill as editor. Publication has been temporarily
suspended. Copies of various publications are available
transition refers to the broad study of mortality transition
involving interaction of cultural, social and behavioural
factors with economic and medical factors to produce declines
in morbidity and mortality.
The identification of the optimal conditions in health
change is increasingly regarded as a matter of major importance.