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Development of a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer framework: a shared process to guide effective policy and practice
The purpose of this paper is to describe an initiative by Cancer Australia and Menzies School of Health Research to develop Australia’s first national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cancer framework, using a process of co-design with relevant stakeholders.
Limited progress in closing the mortality gap for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians of the Northern Territory
This research assesses whether progress is being made towards reducing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander inequality in life expectancy and under‐five mortality in the Northern Territory.
Indigenous Australian women's experiences of participation in cervical screening
The National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP) is failing to meet the needs of Indigenous Australian women, resulting in many women not regularly participating in cervical screening. This study offers recommendations that will help screening providers support Indigenous women to start and continue to screen regularly.
The extent of violence inflicted on adolescent Aboriginal girls in the Northern Territory
Kylie Stothers, Tamika Williams, Steven Guthridge
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are at very high risk of violence, but there is little evidence about the age at which their higher exposure to violence commences. The aim of this study was to investigate violence inflicted on Aboriginal girls during childhood...