Jan Ritchie

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Learning about Aboriginal health and wellbeing at the postgraduate level: novel application of the Growth and Empowerment Measure

This article reports findings regarding the feasibility, specificity and sensitivity of the Growth and Empowerment Measure (GEM) in the evaluation of two innovative Australian 13-week postgraduate public health electives focused on Aboriginal health and wellbeing.
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Filling the Gap: An Evaluation of a Voluntary Dental Program Within an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Primary Health Service

Objectives: For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, access to oral health care is complicated by a maldistribution of dentists in regional areas. To address this problem in Far North Queensland, a volunteer dental program 'Filling the Gap' was established in 2006 in partnership with...

Recent developments in targeting access to high cost medicines in Australia

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme has developed a set of arrangements to control access to high-cost medicines, including tumour necrosis factor-alpha inhibitors (TNFIs) for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. In this article Christine Y. Lu, Jan Ritchie, Kenneth M. Williams and Richard O. Day explore basic...