In Australia, every year it is estimated there are over 150,000 new diagnoses of cancer1, Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is responsible for 1 death every 12 minutes and nearly half the population will experience mental health challenges during their lifetime2. Depending on the condition, these have a significant social and economic impact on individuals, families and the community. Visit zurich.com.au/costofcare to download your copy of our Cost of Care Whitepaper which looks into the financial burden of illness andinjury facing everyday Australians.
1. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Available from: https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/cancer/cancer-data-in-australia/contents/cancer-risk-data-visualisation (accessed March 2021)
2. Zurich Cost of Care Whitepaper 2018, Cost of Care in Australia, p. 31 and Mental Health p. 91