Indigenous health

Alternate Term Label:
Aboriginal health
Indigenous health workers
Journal article

Older Aboriginal Australians’ health concerns and preferences for healthy ageing programs

This article presents the findings from a study that gives voice to older Aboriginal Australians’ perspectives culturally-appropriate programs to assist with healthy ageing.
Journal article

The impact of hearing impairment on early academic achievement in Aboriginal children living in remote Australia: a data linkage study

This study aimed to investigate prevalence of otitis media (OM) and related hearing loss in Aboriginal children living in the Northern Territory (NT) of Australia.
Journal article

Quantitative evaluation of an outreach case management model of care for urban Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults living with complex chronic disease: a longitudinal study

This article aims to determine the impact of the Home-based Outreach case Management of chronic disease Exploratory (HOME) Study model of care on participants’ health and wellbeing at 12 months.
Report

Birthing on Noongar Boodjar: project recommendations

The recommendations in this paper are aimed at enabling health services to maximise their effectiveness in providing services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women, babies and their families during pregnancy and childbirth.
Journal article

Mobile primary health care clinics for Indigenous populations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States: a systematic scoping review

This review identifies geographical gaps in the implementation of primary health care mobile clinics for Indigenous populations in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States.
Journal article

A community-based co-designed genetic health service model for Aboriginal Australians

This research presents client and staff perspectives of a model of clinical genetics services provided by the MJD Foundation (MJDF) in geographically and culturally complex contexts within the Northern Territory of Australia.
Evaluation

Summative evaluation of the national Indigenous critical response service: final report

This report is an evaluation of the development and implementation of the National Indigenous Crisis Response Service, providing support for individuals and families who have experienced a suicide or other traumatic event in their family network.
Draft report

Voluntary Indigenous identifier (VII) Framework: a framework for the collection, release, use and publication of VII data

This draft document is intended for data users and potential data users to set out the rules and principles used by the Department of Health when making decisions about the collection, release, use and publication of Voluntary Indigenous Identifier (VII) data. It also sets out...
Report

Indigenous eye health measures 2020

This report provides an evidence base for monitoring changes in Indigenous eye health over time, access to and use of eye health services, and for identifying gaps in service delivery.
Report

Beyond parity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workforce planning

The authors of this report were commissioned by the National Health Leadership Forum to investigate approaches to workforce planning based on the healthcare needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.