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.

Cervical cancer: you can prevent cervical cancer

Cancer Australia (2016) Cervical cancer: you can prevent cervical cancer Sydney: Cancer Australia The leaflet is aimed at Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women about cervical cancer.


Cathy Freeman for Just One Breath

Just One Breath (2016) Cathy Freeman for Just One Breath Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This video features Just One Breath Ambassador, Cathy Freeman, sharing her story of living with asthma.


Getting over the shock: taking action on Indigenous maternal smoking

Gould GS, Cadet-James Y, Clough AR (2016) Getting over the shock: taking action on Indigenous maternal smoking Australian Journal of Primary Health; Online early: (http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/PY15066)


The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): a long-term platform for closing the gap

Wright D, Gordon R, Carr D, Craig JC, Banks E, Muthayya S, Wutzke S, Eades SJ, Redman S (2016) The Study of Environment on Aboriginal Resilience and Child Health (SEARCH): a long-term platform for closing the gap Public Health Research & Practice; 26: (1-6)


Food and nutrition programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: what works to keep people healthy and strong?

Browne J, Adams K, Atkinson P (2016) Food and nutrition programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: what works to keep people healthy and strong? Canberra: Deeble Institute for Health Policy Research


Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking

Lung Foundation Australia (2016) Sandie’s story: Why I quit smoking Brisbane: Lung Foundation Australia This resource aims to raise awareness of the harmful effects of smoking on lung health.


Worry Boss

iTalk Studios (2016) Worry Boss Alice Springs:NT : iTalk Studios This resource is a story about anxiety for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.


Factors contributing to delayed diagnosis of cancer among Aboriginal people in Australia: a qualitative study

Shahid S, Teng T-H K, Bessarab D, Aoun S, Baxi S, Thompson SC (2016) Factors contributing to delayed diagnosis of cancer among Aboriginal people in Australia: a qualitative study BMJ Open; 6(6): e010909 Retrieved 3 June 2016 from http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010909


The ATRAC Yarning Tool: Where are we in tackling tobacco in our Service and for our mob?

Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (2016) The ATRAC Yarning Tool: Where are we in tackling tobacco in our Service and for our mob? Sydney: Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW This tool was developed to support a range of staff members and managers working in Aboriginal community controlled health services […]


Incontinence sketch video resources

Primary Health Network Northern Territory (2016) Incontinence sketch video resources Darwin, NT: Primary Health Network Northern Territory This resource package includes sketch videos describing incontinence, who it affects, its causes, symptoms and where to get help.


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