Topics: Closing the gap

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.

An Aboriginal perspective on ‘Closing the Gap’ from the rural front line

Wilson RL (2016) An Aboriginal perspective on ‘Closing the Gap’ from the rural front line Rural and Remote Health; 16: 3693 Retrieved 20 March 2016 from http://www.rrh.org.au/articles/subviewnew.asp?ArticleID=3693


A network approach to policy framing: a case study of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

Browne J, de Leeuw E, Gleeson D, Adams K, Atkinson P, Hayes R (2016) A network approach to policy framing: a case study of the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan Social Science & Medicine; In press: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.11.011)


Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report

Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision (2016) Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage: key indicators 2016 report Canberra: Productivity Commission


Slice of LIME seminar: traditional Aboriginal healing & western medicine, the missing gap

Lime Network (2016) Slice of LIME seminar: traditional Aboriginal healing & western medicine, the missing gap : Lime Network


Hospitalizations for chronic conditions among Indigenous Australians after medication copayment reductions: the Closing the Gap copayment incentive

Trivedi AN, Bailie R, Bailie J, Brown A, Kelaher M (2016) Hospitalizations for chronic conditions among Indigenous Australians after medication copayment reductions: the Closing the Gap copayment incentive Journal of General Internal Medicine; First online: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-016-3912-y)


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.


Health professional and community perspectives on reducing barriers to accessing specialist health care in metropolitan Aboriginal communities: a semi-structured interview study

Young C, Tong A, Gunasekera H, Sherriff S, Kalucy D, Fernando P, Craig JC (2016) Health professional and community perspectives on reducing barriers to accessing specialist health care in metropolitan Aboriginal communities: a semi-structured interview study Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health; Early view: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.13374)


Closing the gap in Indigenous health: why section 19(2) of the Health Insurance Act matters

Cumming C, Kinner SA, Preen DB (2016) Closing the gap in Indigenous health: why section 19(2) of the Health Insurance Act matters Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (283)


The economic benefits of eliminating Indigenous health inequality in the Northern Territory

Zhao Y, Vemuri SR, Arya D (2016) The economic benefits of eliminating Indigenous health inequality in the Northern Territory Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (266-269)


The inequitable burden of group A streptococcal diseases in Indigenous Australians

May PJ, Bowen AC, Carapetis JR (2016) The inequitable burden of group A streptococcal diseases in Indigenous Australians Medical Journal of Australia; 205: (201-203)


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