HealthBulletin Journal

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Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001

ISSN 1445-7253

Current topics

  • The HealthInfoNet at the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Conference 2001
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    The HealthInfoNet‘s role in empowering Indigenous people by providing them with access to relevant, high-quality information about Indigenous health was reflected in the theme of the Institute’s 2001 conference – ‘The power of knowledge, the resonance of tradition in Indigenous studies’. The conference, held in Canberra from 18-20 September, provided the HealthInfoNet with an opportunity […]

  • Obituary: Dr Puggy Hunter
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet mourns the tragic death on 3 September of Dr Puggy Hunter. Puggy was born in Darwin of Kimberley parents. His initial work experience was in the welfare area, particularly relating to child protection. He helped establish the East Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Service in 1982, and served as Chairman of the Kimberley […]

  • Update on parliamentary Inquiry into the needs of urban dwelling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    An update on the progress of the ‘Inquiry into the needs of country and metropolitan urban dwelling Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples‘ by the Standing Committee on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. The Committee was requested by Senator the Hon John Herron, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, to inquire into […]

  • NAIDOC awards to inspiring and talented health and wellness advocates
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    Congratulations to Dr Cheryl Kickett -Tucker who has been awarded the 2001 NAIDOC SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR. At age 14, Cheryl Kickett-Tucker set herself three goals: to study at university, to travel, and to play basketball in America. By age 22, she had achieved all three. Cheryl is the first Indigenous person to graduate with […]

  • Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet on display at the Perth Health Expo, 2001
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    The HealthInfoNet went on display at the Perth Health Expo, 2001, held on the Esplanade, Fremantle on 9-10 June. The Health Expo, an annual event organised by the Australian Society for Medical Research, aims to bring health and medical research to the public. Despite some inclement weather (the start of the Expo was almost washed […]

  • The National Public Health Partnership’s National Strategies Coordination Working Group
    July 1, 2001 Posted in: Current topics | Vol 1 No 1, July 2001 - September 2001 |

    The National Public Health Partnership’s National Strategies Coordination Working Group advises on improving the coordination of national public health strategies. The Working Group has commissioned research on the first stage of the development of guidelines, to ensure that national public health strategies better meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The project […]

Original articles (peer reviewed)

  • Prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes in a Queensland Aboriginal community
    August 1, 2001 Posted in:

    Hilary Bambrick School of Archaeology & Anthropology The Australian National University Suggested citation: Bambrick H (2001, 1 August) Prevalence of diagnosed and undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes in a Queensland Aboriginal community. Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin, 1(1), Article 1. Retrieved [access date] from http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/html/html_bulletin/bull_11/bulletin_original_articles.htm Abstract Objectives: To determine the prevalence of diagnosed Type 2 diabetes and to […]