Indigenous health

aboriginal football players stand with their arms around each others shoulders

Physical activity and sport are important in Indigenous cultures. How can barriers to participation be removed?

Indigenous people in traditional dress

The second wave of COVID-19 in New South Wales highlights concerns for the unvaccinated and those with multiple risk factors - particularly Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

a woman walks past a mural with indigenous themes and native animals

Reducing transport inequality and improving walkability in Indigenous communities are necessary to help close the health and social gap.

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Professor Kelvin Kong at UNSW Rural Clinical School receives the prestigious 2021 ASMR Medal.

Indigenous artwork by Dr Mick Adams

UNSW Sydney is leading a program to promote parenting skills for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander fathers and to improve the mental health of their adolescent children.

Accurate and timely data is critical to properly understand the impacts of COVID-19

Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.

Indigenous eye health

A systematic review by UNSW researchers has revealed Indigenous eye health needs more non-clinical resources and support.

Flu vaccine

A new UNSW study has found that most adult Indigenous Australians are not receiving free flu and pneumococcal vaccinations.

woman at sunrise

A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.

Indigenous mother child

Aboriginal mothers in prison feel intergenerational trauma and the forced removal of their children are the most significant factors impacting their health and well-being.

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