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In celebration of NAIDOC week, the Kirby Institute has a created a booklet which showcases our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research.
Aboriginal people are one of the priority populations for research conducted at the Kirby Institute. The Kirby Institute manages a range of...
This resource sheet reviews past and current programs, research and strategies (both government and non-government) for the prevention and treatment of ear disease in Indigenous children.
Ear disease and the associated hearing loss are significant health problems for Indigenous children. Children...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults are more than three times as likely as non-Indigenous adults to have diabetes, and they experience it at much younger ages, according to the results of this health survey.
This publication presents information from...
This study provides a new perspective from Aboriginal Health Workers (AHWs) working in the area of heart health in the Aboriginal community of western Sydney.
AHWs are well placed and keen to be a part of the team that assesses cardiovascular...
This report presents data for 19 ‘process of care’ and ‘health outcomes’ indicators which focus on the prevention and management of chronic disease, and maternal and child health, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This is the first national report on...
This report provides extensive information on: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations; the context of Indigenous health; various measures of population health status; selected health conditions; and health risk and protective factors.
The main purpose of the Overview is to provide...
This is one of a set of five national strategies aimed at reducing the transmission of sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs) and their morbidity, mortality and personal and social impacts.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities continue to face significant...
The 2008–09 Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) Services Reporting data collection provides information on the activities, clients, provision of care and staffing of Australian Government funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care, substance use, and Bringing Them Home...
Aboriginal people in many communities in New South Wales have, until now, not enjoyed the same access to water and sewerage services as the rest of the NSW population. Evidence from international studies shows that lack of these services leads to poorer health.
Health expenditure patterns, and the ratios between Indigenous and non-indigenous expenditure, vary by remoteness and by the type of health expenditure.
For example, Medicare Benefits Schedule expenditure was lower for Indigenous Australians and decreased with remoteness, but the level of disparity actually decreased with...