Person

Alex Brown

Description

Professor Alex Brown is the Indigenous Health Theme Leader of the new South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.

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ORCID ID

0000-0003-2112-3918

Items authored

Journal article

7 Sep 2015

The research compared regional differences in the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) detected by echocardiographic screening in high-risk Indigenous Australian children, and examined the logistical and other practical challenges of RHD screening. Thirty-two remote communities in four regions of northern and central Australia were...

Journal article

1 Jan 2013

Background: Diabetes in pregnancy carries an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes for both the mother and foetus, but it also provides an excellent early opportunity for intervention in the life course for both mother and baby. In the context of the escalating epidemic of...

Literature review

31 Dec 2012

This review of the cardiovascular health of Indigenous people has been prepared by the Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet as a part of our efforts to contribute to 'closing the gap' in health between Indigenous people and other Australians by making relevant, high quality knowledge and...

Report

3 Jan 2008

The ill health and profound disadvantage of Indigenous Australians, particularly of Indigenous children, is well documented, persistent and inadequately addressed. Aboriginal and non-Indigenous professionals and advocates have long called for necessary long-term commitment to and adequate resourcing of health, housing, education, employment and development. Communities...

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