Topics: Infants and young children

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.

Effect of swimming pools on antibiotic use and clinic attendance for infections in two Aboriginal communities in Western Australia.

Silva D, Lehmann D, Tennant M, Jacoby P, Wright H, et al. (2008) Effect of swimming pools on antibiotic use and clinic attendance for infections in two Aboriginal communities in Western Australia. Medical Journal of Australia;188(10):594-598


Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature

McDonald E, Bailie R, Brewster D, Morris P (2008) Are hygiene and public health interventions likely to improve outcomes for Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities? A systematic review of the literature. BMC Public Health;8:Article 153.


Children on Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands commission of inquiry: a report into sexual abuse.

Mullighan EP (2008) Children on Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands commission of inquiry: a report into sexual abuse. Adelaide: Children on APY Lands Inquiry


Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education.

O’Dea JA (2008) Gender, ethnicity, culture and social class influences on childhood obesity among Australian schoolchildren: implications for treatment, prevention and community education. Health and Social Care in the Community;16(3):282-290


Preventing growth faltering among Australian Indigenous children: implications for policy and practice

McDonald EL, Bailie RS, Rumbold AR, Morris PS, Paterson BA (2008) Preventing growth faltering among Australian Indigenous children: implications for policy and practice. Medical Journal of Australia;188(Supplement 8):S84-S86


Aboriginal ear health manual

Coates H, Vijayasekaran S, Mackendrick A, Leidwinger L. et al. (2008) Aboriginal ear health manual. Perth: Alcon Laboratories Australia


Child protection Australia 2006-07

1 April, 2008 | Posted in Population  Infants and young children  Social issues  

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2008) Child protection Australia 2006-07.


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