This study estimates fatal and nonfatal disease burden among Indigenous Australians in 2011 and compares it with non-Indigenous Australians. The study found that there were 284 years lost per 1000 people because of premature death or living with ill health. Most of the disease burden...
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...
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...
This paper provides policy makers with key findings about what works to overcome Indigenous disadvantage and assesses the gaps in the evidence.
• Community involvement and engagement. For example, key success factors in Indigenous community-based alcohol and...
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...