John C. Skinner
Applying collective impact in Aboriginal health services and research: three case studies tell an important story
In this article, the authors argue that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health is an important public policy priority that requires new and different approaches to service delivery and research.
Talking about the ‘r’ word: a right to a health system that is free of racism
This paper provides a conceptual model of practice, working at the cultural interface where knowledges are valued and innovations can occur. This model of practice is where knowledges and cultures can co-exist, and it could be the answer to Closing the Gap in life expectancy...
Collaborating with communities delivers better oral health for Indigenous kids in rural Australia
Aboriginal children in rural Australia have up to three times the rate of tooth decay compared to other Australian children. Tooth decay can affect a person’s overall health and nutrition because it can affect how they chew and swallow. Tooth decay can also reduce self...
Community based programs to improve the oral health of Australian Indigenous adolescents
This article reviews the international literature on community-based interventions aiming to improve the oral health of Indigenous adolescents and identify which demonstrate a positive impact.