Indigenous health

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UNSW professor of public health Lisa Jackson Pulver will spend the next month at NITV, SBS's dedicated Indigenous news channel, as Scientist in Residence.

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It's easy to feel disheartened by the bombardment of negative statistics about Indigenous health, but we shouldn't ignore the many successes, writes Lisa Jackson Pulver.

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The first step in breaking the vicious cycle of disadvantage and empowering young indigenous Australians is to look at our communities' circumstances through a different lens, argues Lisa Jackson Pulver.

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Pockets of Australia have among the highest rates of rheumatic heart disease in the world, yet researchers say there is little public awareness about the condition and its risks especially for pregnant women.

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UNSW's record enrolment of Indigenous medical students has been further boosted with five new Indigenous scholarships funded by the Balnaves Foundation.

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The work of some of Australia's most acclaimed Indigenous artists is on show at Shalom College this week to fund scholarships for UNSW Indigenous medical students.

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The exhibition and auction of acclaimed Indigenous art at UNSW's Shalom College will help improve Aboriginal health

UNSW Medicine is helping to lead a campaign calling on Australian governments to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians within a generation.

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The future of Indigenous health in Australia and the pressing issue of getting more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into medical and health education are the focus of a major symposium at UNSW.

Indigenous Australians living in urban areas could be just as vulnerable to high rates of dementia as those living in remote areas, according to new research from the University of New South Wales (UNSW).

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