This is a research project that aims to explore the issues of gender identity, work and ethnicity from the point of view of men from indigenous backgrounds. The study will be carrying out interviews (between 10 and 12) with men between the ages of 21 and 55 from indigenous backgrounds...
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This partnership between Mother and Child Health Research Centre and VACCHO aims to explore possible strategies to promote breastfeeding; and to gain an understanding of breastfeeding initiation and maintenance for Aboriginal women across Victoria. The project will: explore strategies that may increase breastfeeding rates among Aboriginal women in Victoria; collect...
The Smart and Deadly: Sexual Health Promotion for Aboriginal Young People Initiative was multi-sectoral community collaboration, coordinated by the Centre for Excellence in Rural Sexual Health (CERSH), addressing documented sexual health inequity in rural Aboriginal populations, undertaken over a 12 month period in 2011–2012.View Project Details
This research will engage in wide ranging consultations in order to achieve an understanding of the dynamics involved with cultural education and cultural mentoring from the perspectives of all stakeholders, namely, GPs, registrars, RTPs, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs), and cultural mentors and cultural educators.
This research proposed will be a Qualitative narrative inquiry (interpretive narrative biography) that will endeavour to implement a Ganma (Yolungu) approach that combines Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Ways of Knowing, Being and Doing and a Eurocentric theory, Critical Race Theory.
This research will aim to answer the following questions. Where do Aboriginal Community Food Programs exist? What types of Community Food Programs are working best? What are the major strengths and challenges for existing Aboriginal Community Food Programs? Which Community Food Programs are already registered as recipient agencies of SecondBite?...
The research involves interviews with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses, Schools of Nursing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tertiary support units to establish progress toward the ‘gettin em n keepin em’ recommendations.View Project Details
This research has involved working closely with the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation and its member organisations to investigate how ACCHOs can strengthen their capacities to undertake public health activities.View Project Details
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