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Menzies School of Health Research

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Research report

13 Nov 2017

This report documents the discussions of the inaugural “Indigenous patient voices: Gathering perspectives finding solutions for chronic and end-stage kidney disease symposium.”

Report

1 Dec 2016

Maari Ma Health Aboriginal Corporation commissioned the Menzies School of Health Research (Menzies) to partner in an evaluation of its Chronic Disease Strategy to review its development and implementation over the past 10 years and to provide guidance on further work.

Research report

30 Nov 2016

The purpose of this project has been to engage key stakeholders in the use of aggregate continuous quality improvement data to identify and address system-wide evidence-practice gaps in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Acute Rheumatic Heart Disease/ and Rheumatic Heart Disease care. We sought to...

Research report

12 Oct 2016

Healthcare stakeholders in diverse roles and organisations provided input to interpret continuous quality improvement data on mental health and wellbeing care, using data from twenty-one health centres. The findings and key messages are relevant to healthcare policy and planning.

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Research report

12 Aug 2016

This study found that where low aromatic fuel has been introduced, sniffing rates have been reduced on average by 88% across selected communities since 2005-07.

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This report presents the findings from a study of petrol sniffing prevalence in a sample of...

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Audio program

10 Nov 2017

The longest running cohort study of aboriginal health will be continued thanks to $12 million dollar cash injection by the National Health and Medical Research Council.

Journal article

4 May 2016

What are the common barriers, enablers and strategies to improving health outcomes in Indigenous chronic illness care and child health? Stakeholders interpreted aggregated quality improvement data on Indigenous chronic illness care and child health, enabling the research team to identify important ‘drivers’ and strategies for...

Journal article

10 Mar 2016

Background: Potentially preventable chronic diseases are the greatest contributor to the health gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-­Indigenous Australians. Preventive care is important for earlier detection and control of chronic disease, and a number of recent policy initiatives have aimed...

Journal article

8 Mar 2016

Background: Absolute cardiovascular risk assessment (CVRA) is based on the combined effects of multiple risk factors and can identify asymptomatic individuals at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the Indigenous people of Australia, are disproportionately affected by CVD...

Journal article

21 Oct 2015

Objectives: Indigenous Australians have a disproportionately high burden of chronic illness, and relatively poor access to healthcare. This paper examines how a national multicomponent programme aimed at improving prevention and management of chronic disease among Australian Indigenous people addressed various dimensions of access.

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