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.

World Indigenous Cancer Conference 2016

The World Indigenous Cancer Conference (WICC) was held in Brisbane, Queensland from 12 – 14 April 2016. The theme of the inaugural conference was Connecting, communicating and collaborating across the globe. The aim of the conference was to provide opportunities to foster new collaboration, enhance capacity and share knowledge and information about cancer and Indigenous people internationally. […]


Closing the gap in Aboriginal women’s reproductive health: some progress, but still a long way to go

Boyle J, Eades S (2016) Closing the gap in Aboriginal women’s reproductive health: some progress, but still a long way to go Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstretics & Gynaecology; 56: (223-224)


Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review

Gwynne K, Lincoln M (2016) Developing the rural health workforce to improve Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes: a systematic review Australian Health Review; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/AH15241)


Strategies to improve maternal health for indigenous women and children

de-Vitry Smith S (2016) Strategies to improve maternal health for indigenous women and children Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal; 23: (43)


Working towards ‘closing the gap’ at Central Australia health service

McPherson C (2016) Working towards ‘closing the gap’ at Central Australia health service Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal; 23: (39)


Hospital utilisation in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous infants under 12 months of age in Western Australia, prospective population based data linkage study

McAuley K, McAullay D, Strobel NA, Marriott R, Atkinson DN, Marley JV, Stanley FJ, Edmond KM (2016) Hospital utilisation in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous infants under 12 months of age in Western Australia, prospective population based data linkage study PLOS ONE; 11(4): e0154171 Retrieved 27 April 2015 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154171


Building better research partnerships by understanding how Aboriginal health communities perceive and use data: a semistructured interview study

Young C, Tong A, Sherriff S, Kalucy D, Fernando P, Muthayya S, Craig JC (2016) Building better research partnerships by understanding how Aboriginal health communities perceive and use data: a semistructured interview study BMJ Open; 6: e010792 Retrieved 25 April 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010792


Narrowing the Gap? Describing women’s outcomes in Midwifery Group Practice in remote Australia

Lack BM, Smith RM, Arundell MJ, Homer CSE (2016) Narrowing the Gap? Describing women’s outcomes in Midwifery Group Practice in remote Australia Women and Birth; In press: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wombi.2016.03.003)


Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (2016) Overview of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health status 2015 Perth, WA: Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet


The state of reconciliation in Australia

Reconciliation Australia (2016) The state of reconciliation in Australia Alice Springs: Reconciliation Australia


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