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.

The brain painting: “the snake eating away the life of your memory”. Memory problems (dementia) are caused by damage to the brain

Dwyer AL (2013) brain painting: “the snake eating away the life of your memory”. Memory problems (dementia) are caused by damage to the brain Perth, WA: Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing This poster was designed to raise awareness about dementia among Aboriginal people.


Cardiovascular disease information sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

National Heart Foundation (2013) Cardiovascular disease information sheets for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples  Canberra: National Heart Foundation of Australia This set of factsheets provides Indigenous patients and families with information about cardiovascular disease and healthy lifestyles.


The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories : the Mid-West / Pilbara edition

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (2013) The West Australian Indigenous storybook : celebrating and sharing good news stories : the Mid-West / Pilbara edition 3rd ed. Perth, WA: Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA Public Health Advocacy Institute of Western Australia’s third edition of the WA Indigenous storybook has compiled a collection of positive […]


How to use a puffer with a spacer [asthma poster]

Menzies School of Health Research (2013) How to use a puffer with a spacer [asthma poster] Darwin, NT: Menzies School of Health Research This poster has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to help them to get the best results from asthma medicines.


Be strong series

Rural Health Education Foundation (2013) Be strong series Canberra: Rural Health Education Foundation This series of TV programs aims to tackle smoking and promote healthy lifestyles in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The programs show a selection of community initiatives and projects which owe much of their success to partnerships and collaboration within the […]


A nurse-managed kidney disease program in regional and remote Australia

Tracey K, Cossich T, Bennett PN, Wright S, Ockerby C (2013) A nurse-managed kidney disease program in regional and remote Australia Renal Society of Australasia Journal; 9: (28-34)


HPV School Vaccination Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men and women

Department of Health and Ageing (2013) HPV School Vaccination Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men and women Canberra: Department of Health and Ageing This resource package aims to raise awareness about the human papillomavirus (HPV) among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young men and women.


Eye health promotion to improve awareness and prevent vision loss among Indigenous Australians

Boudville AI, Anjou MD, Taylor HR (2013) Eye health promotion to improve awareness and prevent vision loss among Indigenous Australians Health Promotion Journal of Australia; 24: (76-77)


Community-based obesity prevention initiatives in aboriginal communities: the experience of the eat well be active community programs in South Australia

Wilson A, Jones M, Kelly J, Magarey A (2012) Community-based obesity prevention initiatives in aboriginal communities: the experience of the eat well be active community programs in South Australia Health; 4: (1500-1508)


Listen out for lung cancer

Listen out for lung cancer (2013) Cancer Institute of New South Wales This poster aims to raise awareness among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people about the symptoms of lung cancer.


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