Topics: Health promotion

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.

Workforce insights on how health promotion is practised in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

McFarlane K, Devine S, Judd J, Nichols N, Watt K (2017) Workforce insights on how health promotion is practised in an Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early


Motion graphic on smoking and addiction

Australian Department of Health (2017) Motion graphic on smoking and addiction Canberra: Australian Department of Health This motion graphic on smoking and addiction demonstrates what is inside a cigarette, and how a cigarette and its contents can adversely affect the mind and body.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases: a scoping review protocol

Canuto K, Aromataris E, Lockwood C, Tufanaru C, Brown A (2017) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health promotion programs for the prevention and management of chronic diseases: a scoping review protocol JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports; 15: (10-14)


Making Messages: protecting the hearts of women we love

Provost S, Glover L, Heart Foundation Australia (2016) Making Messages: protecting the hearts of women we love NSW: Heart Foundation Australia This three-minute film features Aboriginal women from the Eurobodalla and Bega Valley Shires in New South Wales (NSW) talking about their experiences of heart attack.


Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable ones

Clough AR, Margolis SA, Miller A, Shakeshaft A, Doran CM, McDermott R, Sanson-Fisher R, Ypinazar V, Martin D, Robertson JA, Fitts MS, Bird K, Honorato B, Towle S, West C (2017) Alcohol management plans in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (Indigenous) Australian communities in Queensland: community residents have experienced favourable impacts but also suffered unfavourable […]


Addressing disparities in low back pain care by developing culturally appropriate information for Aboriginal Australians: ‘My Back on Track, My Future’

Lin IB, Ryder K, Coffin J, Green C, Dalgety E, Scott B, Straker LM, Smith AJ, O’Sullivan PB (2017) Addressing disparities in low back pain care by developing culturally appropriate information for Aboriginal Australians: ‘My Back on Track, My Future’ Pain Medicine; Advance access: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/pm/pnw314)


Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse (2016) Family violence prevention programs in Indigenous communities Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)


Junk food health facts for Aboriginal people

WA Department of Health (2016) Junk food health facts for Aboriginal people Perth: WA Department of Health This infographic shows junk food health facts for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and was produced to promote healthy lifestyles.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV website

South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) (2016) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander HIV website Retrieved 2016 from http://www.atsihiv.org.au/


Patchy vision? Diabetes and your eyes (Diabetic retinopathy)

Vision Initiative (2016) Patchy vision? Diabetes and your eyes (Diabetic retinopathy) Melbourne: Vision Initiative This brochure promotes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander eye health and focuses on information about diabetic retinopathy.


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