Indigenous health

Mrs Ashley Potgieter1 1The Institute For Urban Indigenous Health, Brisbane, Australia Background: Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) has long been recognised as a valuable tool to engage clients and provide physical, social and emotional outcomes. AAT can help clients with supporting...
  • April 3, 2019
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Sharon Woods1 1Mackay Hospital & Health Service, It is well known that there exists a gap in health equality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and other Australians.  With higher rates than non-indigenous Australians of chronic disease, morbidity and...
  • April 3, 2019
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Mrs Jenny Kirby1,2, Professor Ann Bonner1,3,4,5, Dr Louise Purtell1,3 1Kidney Health Service, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2Social Work Department, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 3School of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, 4NHMRC Centre...
  • April 3, 2019
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Dr Vishal Bulsara1, Dr Marianne Wood2 1South Metropolitan Health Service, Murdoch, Australia, 2Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia, Highgate, Australia Introduction Aboriginal Australian adults are thought to suffer from influenza and pneumococcal disease at the same frequency as the general...
  • April 2, 2019
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