Australian Government-funded primary health care organisations saw around 435,000 individual clients through over 3.5 million episodes of care, an average of 8.2 episodes of care per client, in 2014-15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of ... read more
Knowledge from the world’s oldest continuous culture will be used to develop medicinal compounds from plants found in the Australian Outback.
The AMA is pleased to see some improvement in a number of key indicators for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, but warns that a long-term commitment across all political parties is needed if targets for closing the health gap ... read more
Indigenous children and young people are over one and a half times more likely to have injuries that required hospitalisation when compared to other Australians in the same age-range, a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare ... read more
The Australian Government has launched an Implementation Plan to help Close the Gap by improving the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows improvements against a range of national key performance indicators (nKPIs) for primary health care organisations providing care to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
The AMA has released the updated AMA Position Statement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2015, which was last revised in 2005.
A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
A project from South Australia has recently been recognised for forging ties between indigenous and medical research communities for better health outcomes in aboriginal Australians. A National Award in Indigenous Health Ethics was presented to the joint project between the ... read more
SCIENTISTS have published a plan based on evidence and specific health standards to close the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous health in Australia.
The Australian Medical Association welcomed the Close the Gap Campaign report and the Prime Minister’s Closing the Gap Report as important reminders of how much more needs to be done to genuinely close the life expectancy and health quality gaps ... read more
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) has introduced a degree designed for Indigenous students to help make a difference in the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians.
Researchers from Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics and the University of Melbourne have significantly advanced understanding of a virus that kills up to half a million children each year
Racism in health settings may have a stronger negative influence on the mental health of Aboriginal Australians than experiencing racism anywhere else.
Doctors have thrown their support behind the federal government’s ongoing efforts to close the gap for Indigenous Australians.