... specialist in the Hunter New England district, the largest health district in NSW with one ENT specialist clinic. Lack of access to ... efficiently and rapidly.
Rural health practitioners from Aboriginal Medical Services and the Rural Doctors Network will conduct ENT ... specialists.
Chronic Ear disease is ten times higher in Aboriginal than non Aboriginal populations and can cause deafness if untreated. ...
... The Problem: In a recent study by CI Rae and Mah, the mental health of a cohort of Indigenous women during pregnancy showed extremely high ... high levels of psychological distress levels in the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (2004-05). In the ... and children.
The communities of Forster (Tobwabba Aboriginal Medical Service), Taree (Biripi Aboriginal Medical Service) and the ...
Using Art to improve the health of Aboriginal mothers and their babies ...
... based in Tamworth & Walgett, is working to improve the health outcomes for Aboriginal women and their children. In particular, 26% of their clients have ... We wish to test the GG mothers and their infants, for renal health symptoms to detect how effectively the kidneys of the children are ...
... no dedicated study to evaluate the prevalence of goitre in Aboriginal communities. There is a need to validate observations by clinicians in the NSW tablelands of a higher prevalence of goitre in Aboriginal populations than non Aboriginal populations, in order to provide evidence for public health policy makers and stakeholders.
Helping to Close ...
... past episodes below.
Dr Myles Young - health behaviour change programs for men (30 July 2019) - download mp3
... July 2019) - download mp3
Dr Michelle Bovill - Aboriginal-led research / empowering Indigenous women quit smoking in ... mp3
Associate Professor Simon Keely - gut health and digestion (5 March 2019) - download mp3
... of a number of activities which nurture and educate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women and their children to improved ... and wellbeing. The GG program focuses on both the physical health and social and emotional wellbeing of the mother and the infant as ... has the power to improve life skills, education and health within the Indigenous communities. The project will run for 3 years from ...
... a range of organisations including immunisation providers, Aboriginal medical services, agricultural organisations, and clinical services. ... system of its kind in the world, is designed to alert health officials to epidemic outbreaks of the potentially life-threatening ... whether they are experiencing flu-like symptoms allowing health professionals to see where flu is hitting hardest and gauge its ...
... the best I can be at building research capacity in the Aboriginal students and staff I supervise, and in the Aboriginal Medical Services whose health professionals I train. Thus, much of my time and energy is not focussed ...