Registrar Resources Sheet

Offers and A4 overview of resources available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander GP registrars, covering areas of Education, key stakeholder organisations, financial, workplace and personal support.
Provided by RACGP National Faculty of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and the Indigenous General Practice Registrars Network.

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Indigenous Medical Undergraduates Project

Compared to non-Indigenous doctors, there are very few Indigenous doctors working as Specialists in Australia. Bearing this in mind, the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges, with the support of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, has created the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medical Specialist Framework Project. The Project aims to increase the number of Indigenous …

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End-Stage Kidney Disease Among Indigenous Australians

The focus of this working paper is the incidence (number of new cases) of end-stage kidney disease treated with dialysis or transplant (hereafter referred to as treated ESKD), as these treatments are extremely resource intensive. Further, reliable data on the incidence and prevalence of treated ESKD are available from the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA), which …

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Indigenous Health and Welfare Statistics 2011

The health and welfare of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: an overview 2011 is a summary publication of Indigenous health and welfare statistics prepared by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Together with a series of articles available online from the AIHW Indigenous observatory and the Australian Bureau of Statistics, it provides a comprehensive statistical picture of …

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Eye Health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Over the age of 40 years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people have 6 times the rate of blindness of other Australians. 94% of vision loss in Indigenous Australians is preventable or treatable. The most common cause of blindness in Indigenous adults was cataract (32%). This paper summarises the findings of the 2008 National Indigenous Eye Health Survey (NIEHS). It …

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