Health Promotion Journal of Australia

Journal article

1 Jan 2011
2

Issue addressed: This study investigated the application of an educational health promotion program, the Stanford Chronic Disease Self- Management Program (CDSM), within three Queensland Aboriginal (Murri) communities (rural, regional and urban). Methods: A participant-observation approach was used and qualitative data was collected through interviews and...

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1 Jan 2011
0

Issues addressed: This paper provides a model for how health promotion teams might establish and support regional collaborations of organisations in a broad response to climate change that enables emergence of multiple strategies tailored to regional needs. Methods: Complex Adaptive Systems Theory (CAS) and Organisational...

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1 Jan 2010
0

Issue addressed: The study investigates the sun-protective behaviours of beach goers in the north-west of Western Australia as the basis for a new health promotion intervention to be implemented in the area. Methods: A cross-sectional, observational survey of 1,498 beach goers in 25 beach locations...

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1 Jan 2007
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Issue addressed: This paper reports on the process evaluation of the Same Sky project which was aimed at developing regional community support programs for same sex attracted youth (SSAY) and their families in four regional sites in Western Australia. A multi-faceted approach modelled on successful...

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1 Jan 2007
4

Issue addressed: The Suicide Prevention in Country SA (SPICSA) initiative was funded by the South Australian Social Inclusion Initiative in response to concerns about the higher rates of self-harm and suicidal behaviour in regional areas across the State, particularly for young people and Aboriginal people....

Journal article

1 Jan 2004
6

Issue addressed: Although it is well known that there is a very high prevalence of type 2 diabetes in the Torres Strait Islands and Northern Peninsula Area (NPA), little has been published on the personal perspectives and situations that the people with diabetes face in...

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1 Jan 2004
0

Issue addressed: To examine the role that alcohol breath-testing devices in licensed premises may have in rural and remote areas of Australia. Methods: Data to monitor the use of the wall-mounted, alcohol breathtesting devices were collected by download from the devices themselves and through survey...

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1 Jan 2000
2

Issue addressed: The extent to which amateur rural sporting clubs are settings in which harmful and hazardous levels of alcohol are consumed by players, supporters and officials. Methods: A survey of respondents in 13 rural sporting clubs across four amateur Australian rules football leagues in...