Tag Archives: Aboriginal health

Reconciliation Week and findings from an Aboriginal health evaluation

Six years ago I worked with colleagues to evaluate a health program operating in five Western Australian communities where Aboriginal people were chronically under-served. The state government funded mainstream organisations to employ Aboriginal community workers, conduct healthy lifestyle activities and …

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Night Outreach

Geraldton Aboriginal Streetwork Corporation is an Aboriginal corporation that has been supporting young people since 1985. Geraldton’s small central business district runs right up to the foreshore of the Indian Ocean. The white sand, clean air and mild climate makes …

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The next challenge for Aboriginal antenatal care

In the last week I have returned to some interviews done by Glenda Taylor and other colleagues at CURCH. Aboriginal women were asked about their experiences with antenatal services at Aboriginal medical services, private general practitioners and hospitals. The research …

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NHMRC grant success!

Time to celebrate!  Ann is part of a team that was awarded an NHMRC grant to evaluate an Aboriginal antenatal care service based at a Perth tertiary hospital.  The grant was announced on Monday. The evaluation will mix qualitative and …

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A solution to improve data on Aboriginal development

The limited information about the number and conditions of Aboriginal people living in particular areas frustrates everyone.  Services do not know how many potential clients they are missing.  Aboriginal organisations cdo not have the information they need for advocacy. The …

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Demographic information systems for Aboriginal development

The lack of accurate information about Aboriginal populations is frustrating for community members, service providers and governments.  The Australian census provides only a snapshot and has known data quality problems.  Education, health and employment programs know how many people they serve …

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Indigenous Healthy Lifestyle Program Evaluation

Five organisations received funds from the Western Australian government to improve Aboriginal people’s health.  The organisations were based in some of the most under-serviced communities in the state. They were encouraged to work in partnership with Aboriginal people and other …

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Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health

Aboriginal Australia is a young population and its mothers and children carry an unfairly large burden of disease and social disadvantage.  Fortunately there are many excellent services, many of them in Aboriginal community controlled organisations, which are working to make every …

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