aboriginal health and wellbeing

Innovative thinking and strong work ethic clinch State nursing excellence award

May 15th, 2018

A decade collaborating with a community in Pinjarra has earned Murdoch academic chair of nursing Dr Caroline Nilson a State-wide excellence award for her work in Aboriginal health.

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New research centre to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal families

April 26th, 2018

Ngangk Yira launch

Murdoch University is today launching an Aboriginal health research centre – the first of its kind in Australia – to address the urgent and complex ‘wicked’ problems affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and social equity.

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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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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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New study to investigate maternity provision for Aboriginal women

June 9th, 2014

A multi-faceted study led by a Murdoch University researcher will influence the way maternity services support Aboriginal women in Western Australia during pregnancy and birthing.

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