Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
A step in the right direction

Foot care and education provided by roving podiatrist Sara Coombes, and her husband and podiatry assistant Tim, in 14 remote Central Australian communities is reducing the risk of infection, complications and amputation among patients with diabetes....More

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Northern Territory PHN

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Important online resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health celebrates 20 years

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet, a unique resource making research and other information freely available for practitioners and policy-makers in the area of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, has just celebrated its 20th anniversary....More

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Playing a role in the prevention of rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease

The incidence of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and the prevalence of rheumatic heart disease (RHD) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are among the highest in the world......More

By Laurette Lubbers
RHD Program QLD

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Dietitians take action for reconciliation

The Dietitians Association of Australia launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan in February 2017. The DAA, together with other key organisations, has...More

By Maree Hall
Dietitians Association of Australia

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Tobacco smoking a leading health risk among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The Australian Indigenous Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre is a portal to a wealth of resources for those working with communities and people to reduce smoking rates....More

By Millie Harford-Mills
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

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