Indigenous health

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.

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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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Conversations that began almost 20 years ago have helped change the delivery of health services to Aboriginal children and their families in south-western Sydney.

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UNSW medical students have committed to working in some of Australia’s most remote locations. For one, working in an Indigenous community has been a revelation.

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UNSW research shows Australia imprisons thousands of Aboriginal people with mental and cognitive disabilities each year because of a lack of understanding, and a dearth of community-based services and support. This series of articles explores the extent of the problem and potential solutions.

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