aboriginal health

Improving perinatal outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

June 13th, 2016

Three investigators from Murdoch University’s School of Psychology and Exercise Science, will pilot an early intervention program which aims to close the gap in perinatal care between Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people, improving the outcomes for future generations.

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Mothering film highlights importance of culture in Aboriginal communities

August 7th, 2015

Professor Rhonda Marriott has been researching Aboriginal parenting in Roebourne

A film about Aboriginal parenting produced as a result of research funded by the Australian Research Council into the health and wellbeing of women and children in Roebourne will be screened at Murdoch University for the first time on August 7.

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Health boost for Indigenous students at Murdoch

May 6th, 2015

Kerin Martin

Students enrolled in Murdoch’s Indigenous enabling program K-Track are learning about health related issues and being encouraged to lead healthier lifestyles thanks to a new unit in the 14 week course.

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Disadvantaged Pilbara community to connect with politicians

October 30th, 2014

A major research project on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal women and young children in a Pilbara town will be capped with a day of celebration on Wednesday, November 5.

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Murdoch professor honoured with lifetime achievement award

October 20th, 2014

A distinguished Murdoch University Aboriginal health researcher has been presented with a lifetime achievement award by her peers in midwifery and nursing at a recent conference.

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Students to offer free chiro care in remote regions

July 27th, 2012

Final year chiropractic students will be providing free health care in remote Aboriginal communities and a mine site in northern Western Australia in August.

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$2.5m to examine why health programs have failed Aboriginal people

July 29th, 2010

A new research team that will examine why the majority of health and social services have failed to bring about any significant improvement in the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people.

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