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Friday, 22 April 2016

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health release special Indigenous health issue

The Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health have released a special issue which focuses specifically on Indigenous health.

Released this month, the journal features 20 research papers with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

The articles in the special issue include:

* Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health: accuracy of patient self-report of screening for diabetes, high cholesterol and cervical cancer

* Insights into nutritionists' practices and experiences in remote Australian Aboriginal communities

* Legally invisible: stewardship for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

* The comparative cost of food and beverages at remote Indigenous communities, Northern Territory, Australia

* Use of electronic visual recording to aid assessment of dietary intake of Australian Aboriginal children living in remote communities

* Bundap Marram Durn Durn: Engagement with Aboriginal women experiencing comorbid chronic physical and mental health conditions

* Economic feasibility of price discounts to improve diet in Australian Aboriginal remote communities

* The effect of nutrition education on nutrition-related health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people: a systematic review

* Trachoma in remote Indigenous Australia: a review and public health perspective

* The value of partnerships: lessons from a multi-site evaluation of a national social and emotional wellbeing program for Indigenous youth

To view the full list of publications please refer to the links below.

* View full contents: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health: April issue - Indigenous health

* View news item: Aboriginal health special feature: 20 Indigenous health research papers

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