Indigenous health

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.

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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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The Coalition and Labor have outlined their plans for Indigenous health spending. There are some worthwhile pledges, but these policy promises could better reflect what our First Nations people need.

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Aboriginal children are almost twice as likely as non-Aboriginal children to suffer unintentional injury – and the situation hasn't improved for more than 15 years, a new study shows.

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The results of two innovative Aboriginal road safety initiatives have been announced at The George Institute for Global Health.

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Avoidable hospitalisations among Aboriginal children are almost double those of non-Aboriginal children, UNSW research has revealed. 

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