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James Ward

Journal article

Young Aboriginal people’s engagement with STI testing in the Northern Territory, Australia

This paper documents socio-ecological factors influencing young Aboriginal people’s engagement with clinic-based sexually transmissible infections (STIs) testing in two remote settings in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Commentary

Coronavirus will devastate Aboriginal communities if we don’t act now

For Aboriginal Australians, COVID-19 has great potential to wreak havoc in communities, the government is needing to take steps to ensure their safety.
Report

Education programs for Indigenous Australians about sexually transmitted infections and bloodborne viruses

As a group, Indigenous Australians experience poorer health outcomes than other Australians, including in the area of sexual health. Indigenous Australians have substantially higher rates of STIs, BBVs and teen pregnancy than non-Indigenous Australians, particularly for chlamydia, gonorrhoea, infectious syphilis, hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
Journal article

Is decoupling GDP growth from environmental impact possible?

This research demonstrates growth in GDP ultimately cannot be decoupled from growth in material and energy use. It argues for discarding GDP growth as the goal in favor of more comprehensive measures of societal wellbeing.
Journal article

Wide variation in sexually transmitted infection testing and counselling at Aboriginal primary health care centres in Australia: analysis of longitudinal continuous quality improvement data

This article examines the extent of variation in delivery of recommended STI screening investigations and counselling within Aboriginal primary health care (PHC) centres; and identify the factors associated with variation.