Indigenous Women’s Health Meeting, Adelaide, 2014

The third Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) Indigenous Women’s Health Meeting (IWHM) was held at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia from 2-4 May 2014.
This meeting brought together health professionals from across the country with the common interest and desire to improve the health and well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. The …

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Leaders in Medical Education Network Resources Hub

The Resources Hub provides LIME Network members with access to a wide range of resources specifically relating to the teaching and learning of Indigenous health science education, as well as the recruitment and support through to graduation of Indigenous students.
The Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education (LIME) Network Resources Hub has been developed to enhance information sharing, supporting educators to deliver …

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Reconciliation Action Plan Program

The Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) program assists organisations develop business plans that document what they will do within their sphere of influence to contribute to reconciliation in Australia. These Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs) outline practical actions the organisation will take to build strong relationships and enhanced respect between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and other Australians. A RAP also …

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Cultural Empathy and Challenging Attitudes

Led by Edith Cowan University, this project included The Combined Universities Centre for Rural Health, Curtin University of Technology, The University of Notre Dame, The University of Western Australia and Health Consumers’ Council (WA).
The project has two primary aims:

to positively influence the health and wellbeing of Australian Indigenous people by improving the education of health professionals
to engage students with authentic …

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The Effects of Hearing Loss on Indigenous Populations

A/Prof Rae Cooper, the Chair of the board of directors at Australian Hearing, talks about working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the effects of hearing loss and how her organisation has gone about delivering services in culturally diverse areas.
Recorded on Friday, 28 March 2014 at the workshop ‘Indigenous Ear Health – Closing the Air-bone Gap’, part of the …

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