Central Australian Healthcare in the Twentieth Century

In a wide-ranging interview, Dr. John Boffa, the Chief Medical Officer – Public Health, Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, and G.P., talks on a number issues. Topics include background to the establishment of the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress and its health activities, the services offered by Congress and Congress’s approach to health including multidisciplinary care. Dr Boffa also discuss the gains …

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Aboriginal Health and the Education of Clinicians

Darryl Wright, Chief Executive Officer of the Tharawal Aboriginal Corporation talks about the activities of his aboriginal health service, their approach to health and the education of clinicians.
Recorded on Friday, 28 March 2014 at the workshop ‘Indigenous Ear Health – Closing the Air-bone Gap’, part of the 64th ASOHNS annual scientific meeting.

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Working Together: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice

The editors and members of the Working Together team, Kulunga Aboriginal Research Development Unit at Telethon Kids Institute are delighted to announce the Second Edition of Working Together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Mental Health and Wellbeing Principles and Practice 2014 edited by Pat Dudgeon, Helen Milroy and Roz Walker.
This exciting new edition includes several new chapters that deliver an …

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Diabetes and Pregnancy in the Northern Territory

Associate Professor Louise Maple Brown is from the Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin and also the Head of the Department of Endocrinology at the Royal Darwin Hospital.
A/Prof Maple-Brown talks about Northern Territory Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership, Some of the preliminary results for the PANDORA (Pregnancy and Neonatal Diabetes Outcomes from Remote Australia) study, and how that information is …

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Benefits of Aboriginal Health Training Posts

“If you can do Aboriginal health well, then you can do medicine well”: that’s the message of a new video co-produced by Adelaide to Outback GP Training and Sturt Fleurieu Education and Training in collaboration with the Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia (AHCSA).
The film forms part of the organisations’ efforts to encourage registrars to consider a placement in an …

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