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Introduction: Understanding health inequity is necessary for addressing the disparities in health outcomes in many populations, including the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. This report investigates the links between Indigenous health outcomes and socioeconomic disadvantage in the Northern Territory of Australia (NT). Methods:...
The study which is the subject of this report was initiated to provide a greater opportunity for Indigenous people themselves to develop and articulate their own theories about the relationship between their education and health. This was to provide the basis from which practical strategies...
The information and the three papers presented in this publication report on the review of the two subprograms Health Priorities and Communication of Health Information, and Cross-Cultural Education for Non-Aboriginal People conducted by the author during the first half of 1998. The papers are: Communication...
In 2005 the author was employed as a youth worker in a remote Northern Territory community. In this paper she makes observations about the level of disadvantage evident in the community. She describes the early life experiences and health status of the community, and problems...
Research shows that Aboriginal health in the Northern Territory is improving though the pattern of change is not uniform from year to year, across all regions, or in every disease group. Some strategies are suggested which aim at working towards improved access to health services,...
This report was produced as part of an independent review of the Northern Territory's (NT) current alcohol policies and legislation. It was commissioned in response to concern about levels of alcohol consumption and alcohol related harm in the NT.
This report acknowledges that the current regulatory framework for alcohol in the Northern Territory is not fit for purpose and that the NT government needs to deliver a cohesive approach to alcohol harm minimisation for all Territorians.
This publication outlines children's views of the child protection system, using their own words.
The Parentline service provides benefits to both parents and to children living in Queensland and the Northern Territory. Parents report that the service assists them in developing confidence in how to manage parenting issues and concerns, offers reassuring and professional information and it provides an...
This is the second report on oral health services funded by the Stronger Futures in the Northern Territory Oral Health Program and the Northern Territory Remote Aboriginal Investment Oral Health Program (NTRAI OHP). It covers the period from July 2012 to December...