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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.

My Lung Cancer Pathway: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families

Cancer Australia (2016) My Lung Cancer Pathway: a guide for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families  Sydney: Cancer Australia This guide provides culturally appropriate information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people diagnosed with lung cancer and their families.


Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region

Fredericks B, Daniels C, Kinnear S, Mann J, CroftWarcon P (2016) Exploring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledge, experiences and perceptions of chronic health conditions in the greater Rockhampton region Rockhampton, Qld: Central Queensland University


Public Health Association Australia 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference

The Public Health Association Australia (PHAA) 44th Annual Conference & 20th Chronic Diseases Network Conference was held in Alice Springs, Northern Territory, in September 2016. The theme of the 2016 conference was Protection, prevention, promotion, Healthy futures: chronic conditions and public health. The three-day conference included an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health stream.


The prevalence and clinical associations of HTLV-1 infection in a remote Indigenous community

Einsiedel LJ, Pham H, Woodman RJ, Pepperill C, Taylor KA (2016) The prevalence and clinical associations of HTLV-1 infection in a remote Indigenous community Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (305-309)


BreastScreen Australia monitoring report 2013 – 2014

3 October, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 4, October 2016 – December 2016  Cancer  Women  

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2016) BreastScreen Australia monitoring report 2013 – 2014 Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare


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


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