Conference presentations (published elsewhere)

Rural Medicine Australia national conference 2016

Posted on: 3 April, 2017
Issue: Vol 17 No 2, April 2017 – June 2017
Related to Cultural ways Rural Research Social determinants Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

The Rural Medicine Australia national conference for 2016 was held 20-22 October, 2016 in Canberra. This annual conference and scientific forum is hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia.

The conference covered a wide range of topics to account for the diverse interests of participants. It included professional development workshops, keynote speakers, policy discussions, political forums, research presentations and networking opportunities.

Presentations focused on the following themes:

  • determinants of health in rural and remote communities
  • clinical practice in the rural and remote context
  • Indigenous health
  • innovation and emerging technologies for rural and remote health
  • training and sustaining skilled health workforces for rural and remote communities.

Presentations specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities included: