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.

Joe’s lung cancer journey

Cancer Australia (2016) Joe’s lung cancer journey Sydney: Cancer Australia This series of videos aims to raise awareness of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016

Lowitja Institute (2016) The Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference 2016 Retrieved 8-10 November 2016 from http://lowitjaconf2016.org.au/


Dead or deadly report: Waminda Aboriginal Women’s Health Service

Fredericks B, Longbottom M, McPhail-Bell K, Worner F (2016) Dead or deadly report: Waminda Aboriginal Women’s Health Service Rockhampton, Qld: Central Queensland University


A prospective evaluation of first people’s health promotion program design in the Goulburn-Murray Rivers region

Doyle J, Atkinson-Briggs S, Atkinson P, Firebrace B, Calleja J, Reilly R, Cargo M, Riley T, Crumpen T, Rowley K (2016) A prospective evaluation of first people’s health promotion program design in the Goulburn-Murray Rivers region BMC Health Services Research; 16: 645 Retrieved 10 November 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-016-1878-4


Yarning about quitting

NSW Health (2016) Yarning about quitting Sydney: NSW Health This video demonstrates how Aboriginal people in New South Wales (NSW) can have a yarn with people, in order to begin quitting tobacco.


Using Knowledge Translation to craft “sticky” social media health messages that provoke interest, raise awareness, impart knowledge, and inspire change

Shibasaki S, Gardner K, Sibthorpe B (2016) Using Knowledge Translation to craft “sticky” social media health messages that provoke interest, raise awareness, impart knowledge, and inspire change JMIR mHealth and uHealth; 4: (e115)


No more stroke for our mob [rap song]

Rusch R, Wenitong N (2016) No more stroke for our mob [rap song] Melbourne: Stroke Foundation This 3-minute rap song, performed by leading Indigenous artist Naomi Wenitong, aims to raise stroke awareness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.


Addressing the health needs of Indigenous Australians through creative engagement: a case study

Sun J, Buys N (2016) Addressing the health needs of Indigenous Australians through creative engagement: a case study In: Clift S, Camic PM, eds. Oxford textbook of creative arts, health, and wellbeing: international perspectives on practice, policy and research. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press: 145-150


Digital futures in Indigenous communities

5 September, 2016 | Posted in Vol 16 No 3, July 2016 – September 2016  Health promotion  Remote  

Smith K, Chenhall R, McGuire S, Kowal E (2016) Digital futures in Indigenous communities Melbourne: Melbourne Networked Society Institute


The Strong Family Program: an innovative model to engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and elders with reproductive and sexual health community education

Duley P, Botfield JR, Ritter T, Wicks J, Brassil A (2016) The Strong Family Program: an innovative model to engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth and elders with reproductive and sexual health community education Health Promotion Journal of Australia; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/HE16015)


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