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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 oral health status and treatment needs of Indigenous adults in the Kimberley region of Western Australia

Kruger E, Smith K, Atkinson D, Tennant M (2008) The oral health status and treatment needs of Indigenous adults in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Australian Journal of Rural Health;16(5):283-289


Perceptual consequences of conductive hearing loss: speech perception in Indigenous students learning English as a ‘school’ language

Aithal S, Yonovitz A, Aithal V (2008) Perceptual consequences of conductive hearing loss: speech perception in Indigenous students learning English as a ‘school’ language. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology;30(1):1-18


The stigma of wearing hearing aids in an adolescent Aboriginal population

Strange A, Johnson A, Ryan B-J, Yonovitz A (2008) The stigma of wearing hearing aids in an adolescent Aboriginal population. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology;30(1):19-37


Responding to health impacts of climate change in the Australian desert

1 October, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 4, October 2008 - December 2008  Environment  Remote  Rural  

Campbell D, Smith MS, Daview J, Kuipers P, Wakerman J, et al. (2008) Responding to health impacts of climate change in the Australian desert. Rural and Remote Health;8(Online):Article 1008.


Keeping track of healthy food: monitoring and planning for better nutrition

17 September, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 3, July 2008 - September 2008  Nutrition  Remote  Rural  

Brimblecombe J (2008) Keeping track of healthy food: monitoring and planning for improvements in the national quality of the store food supply in remote communities. Darwin: Menzies School of Health Research


The heart of the matter – learning the process of rheumatic heart disease education [DVD]

Mitchell A, Shreeve P (nd) The heart of the matter – Learning the process of rheumatic heart disease education [DVD]. Parap, NT: Aboriginal Resource and Development Services Inc.


Australia’s health 2008 conference

3 September, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 3, July 2008 - September 2008  Health  Remote  Rural  Services  

On 24 June 2008, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare organised the Australia’s health 2008 conference. This conference aimed to bring together health professionals, researchers, policy makers, practitioners and academics working across all industry and government fields in health. Presentations related to Indigenous health included: Al-Yaman F, Wilkes T. The health of Indigenous Australians: […]


“Beyond workforce”: a systemic solution for health service provision in small rural and remote communities.

30 July, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 3, July 2008 - September 2008  Remote  Rural  

Humphreys JS, Wakerman J, Wells R, Kuipers P, Jones JA, et al. (2008) “Beyond workforce”: a systemic solution for health service provision in small rural and remote communities. Medical Journal of Australia;188(8):S77-S80


Water safety in the bush: strategies for addressing training needs in remote areas.

30 July, 2008 | Posted in Vol 8 No 3, July 2008 - September 2008  Injury  Remote  

Beattie N, Shaw P, Larson A (2008) Water safety in the bush: strategies for addressing training needs in remote areas. Rural and Remote Health;8(Online):Article 855.


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.


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