Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health
Hope for Health: preventing chronic disease in East Arnhem Land with experiential nutrition education

A pioneering nutrition program in the community of Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island is showing tangible results and is empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to reawaken the vibrant health of their ancestors....More

By Bede Hamilton Eagle
Hope for Health

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Aboriginal & 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 & 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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ATSIA 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 & 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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