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This list is a topic specific collection of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. It includes peer reviewed original articles and reports and non-peer reviewed summaries or reviews published in the HealthBulletin. Journal articles, reports and other publications, conference presentations, theses, resources and websites published or presented elsewhere are also included. Please see the about section for further information.

Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) Australian Burden of Disease Study: impact and causes of illness and death in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2011 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people

Haigh M, Shahid S, O’Connor K, Thompson SC (2016) Talking about the not talked about: use of, and reactions to, a DVD promoting bowel cancer screening to Aboriginal people Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12565)


Cervical cancer: you can prevent cervical cancer

Cancer Australia (2016) Cervical cancer: you can prevent cervical cancer Sydney: Cancer Australia The leaflet is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about cervical cancer.


Improving the quality of life of palliative and chronic disease patients and carers in remote Australia with the establishment of a day respite facility

Carey TA, Schouten K, Wakerman J, Humphreys JS, Miegel F, Murphy S, Arundell M (2016) Improving the quality of life of palliative and chronic disease patients and carers in remote Australia with the establishment of a day respite facility BMC Palliative Care; 15: 62 Retrieved 18 July 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12904-016-0136-1


National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2016

25 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  Policies  

Connell E, Meere D, Harvey J (2016) National Bowel Cancer Screening Program: monitoring report 2016 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Sports drinks are gammin!

Cancer Council Victoria (2016) Sports drinks are gammin! Melbourne: Cancer Council Victoria The Rethink Sugary Drinks, the Sports Drinks are Gammin! campaign draws on the experiences of five Aboriginal athletes to encourage Aboriginal community members in Victoria (Vic) to drink water instead of sugary drinks.


Skin cancer in Australia

18 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  

Shukla S, Morris G (2016) Skin cancer in Australia Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer requires a systematic approach to understanding patients’ experiences of care

Green M, Cunningham J, O’Connell D, Garvey G (2016) Improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer requires a systematic approach to understanding patients’ experiences of care Australian Health Review; Online Early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15214)


Big data in an Indigenous health context: opportunities and obstacles

11 July, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Cancer  Research  

Garvey G, Percival N, Izquierdo L, Moodie D, Moore S (2016) Big data in an Indigenous health context: opportunities and obstacles Cancer Forum; 40: (93-97)


Routine screening of Indigenous cancer patients’ unmet support needs: a qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes

Thewes B, Davis E, Girgis A, Valery PC, Giam K, Hocking A, Jackson J, He VY, Yip D, Garvey G (2016) Routine screening of Indigenous cancer patients’ unmet support needs: a qualitative study of patient and clinician attitudes International Journal for Equity in Health; 15: 90 Retrieved 10 June 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12939-016-0380-2


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