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Gill Schierhout

Evaluation

Evaluating a decade of Australia's efforts to combat pandemics and emerging infectious diseases in Asia and the Pacific 2006-2015: are health systems stronger?

The threat of a new pandemic remains a key global risk. The Australian Government invested around $194 million between 2006 and 2015 through the aid program to help countries in Asia and the Pacific combat emerging infectious diseases (EIDs), such as avian influenza. Investments were...
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.
Journal article

Follow-up of Indigenous-specific health assessments — a socioecological analysis

Objective: To describe patterns of uptake of Indigenous-specific health assessments and associated follow-up items, and examine the barriers and enablers to delivery and billing of follow-up over the first 3 years of implementation of the Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP). Design, setting and participants: We...
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ABCD national research partnership: impact and research findings

The ABCD National Research Partnership works across states and territories in Australia to improve the quality of primary health care available to Indigenous people. Using participatory action research approaches, The partnership aims to: investigate the variation in quality of care in Indigenous primary health care...