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Title Australian Indigenous health : within an international context / Jane Freemantle ... [and others].

Published Casuarina, N.T. : Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail SpC/UM f  362.849915 AUST    NOT FOR LOAN
 UniM BioMed  362.849915 AUST    AVAILABLE
Physical description iv, 86 pages ; 30 cm
Notes "This work is a collaboration between Telethon Institute for Child Health Research and Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit, the University of Melbourne"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Bibliography : pages 50-64, 85-86.
Contents Background: Key facts: Aboriginal peoples of the world -- Snapshot 1: Australia - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: key facts: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander - structures and healthcare; Key facts: Patterns and trends of mortality in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; Data collection in Australia -- Snapshot 2: New Zealand - Maori : key facts: Treaty of Waitangi; Data collection in New Zealand -- Snapshot 3: Canada - First Nations, Metis and Inuit: key facts: First Nations, Inuit and Metis - treaties and healthcare; Data collection in Canada -- Snapshot 4: United States of America - American Indians and Alaska natives: key facts: American Indians and Alaska natives - treaties and healthcare; Data collection in the United States of America; Data quality issues -- Case study: United States of America: Indigenous misclassification -- Aims -- Methods: literature search strategy; Analysis; Selected reports and papers -- Results: general profile; General mortality; Infection; Cardiovascular disease; Injury; Respiratory; Rheumatic heart disease; Suicide; Mental health; Diabetes; Renal disease; Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Sexually transmitted infection -- Case Studies -- Conclusion -- Appendix 1: Case studies Australia: Jalaris Aboriginal Corporation - Kids Futures Club and Health Outreach Service, Western Australia; Townsville Mums and Babies Project, Queensland; Prevention of SIDS in Aboriginal communities, Western Australia; Strong women, strong babies, strong culture, Top End, Northern Territory; Nganampa Health Council, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands, South South Australia; Ngunytju Tjitji Pirni Corporation, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia -- Alaska: Community Health Aide Program, Alaska -- United States of America: Gathering of Native Americans (GONA) -- New Zealand : Turanganui-a-kiwa Community Injury Prevention Project -- Canada: Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) and Aboriginal Children's Survey (ACS); Aboriginal Academic Achievement Grant - Manitoba Education, Citizenship and Youth -- Tables: General profile -- General mortality: age-standardised mortality rates (per 100,000)
Other author Fremantle, Jane.
Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.
Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit.
Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health (Australia)
Subject Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Health and hygiene.
Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care.
Torres Strait Islanders -- Medical care.
Maori (New Zealand people) -- Health and hygiene.
Indians of North America -- Health and hygiene.
Indigenous peoples -- Health and hygiene -- Case studies.
Indigenous peoples.
Health status - Morbidity and mortality rates.
Indigenous peoples - North America.
Indigenous peoples - Pacific - Maori.
United States (USA)
New Zealand (NZ)
ISBN 9780734038876