Fadwa Al-Yaman

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11 Oct 2017

This study estimates fatal and nonfatal disease burden among Indigenous Australians in 2011 and compares it with non-Indigenous Australians. Most of the disease burden was from chronic diseases (64%), particularly mental and substance-use disorders, injuries, cardiovascular diseases, cancer and respiratory diseases.

Journal article

4 Jul 2016

It is well known that the health of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is considerably poorer than that of their non-Indigenous counterparts. Strategies, policies, programs and funding over many years have been targeted toward improving the health of Indigenous Australians and closing the...


31 Oct 2014

If the National Disability Insurance Scheme is to be an effective policy for Indigenous Australians, it needs to take into account their particular needs and aspirations.


The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is one of the major policy innovations of the...

Research report

22 Sep 2011

This paper provides policy makers with key findings about what works to overcome Indigenous disadvantage and assesses the gaps in the evidence.

What works:

• Community involvement and engagement. For example, key success factors in Indigenous community-based alcohol and...

Research report

21 Mar 2009

Significant health disparities exist between indigenous and non-indigenous populations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. But how can policy makers reduce these disparities if high-quality data isn't available?

The International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement is committed to the highest...

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