Viral hepatitis. Public health surveillance.
Other infections. Gay men and other men who have sex with men. People living in low and middle income countries. People living with HIV. People who inject drugs. Sex workers. Women and children. Young people. Find people by:. In this field: HIV. Find report by year: -- Select -- We conduct research in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We support existing surveillance activities and identify innovative new areas and methods of surveillance that will benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We work with existing health services to enhance the capacity of systems and workforces in the areas of service delivery, research and surveillance.
We share information through the development of a comprehensive clearinghouse of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sexual Health initiatives including surveillance and research. It was set up in in the then Department of Human Services and Health to give a greater focus on the health needs of Indigenous Australians in mainstream health programs.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy Group
On 1 July , following a Government decision to transfer responsibility for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission to the Health portfolio, the Office assumed responsibility for providing funding to Aboriginal community controlled health and substance misuse services previously administered by ATSIC. The long-term strategy of the Office is to improve the access of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to comprehensive primary health care services.
The aim is to provide coordinated clinical care , population health and health promotion activities to facilitate illness prevention, early intervention and effective disease management. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These data in combination with qualitative, contextual data would enable the interrogation of whether and why students and employees stay in this profession, move professions or leave the labour market altogether.
It may better explain how employment policy for example, career pathways, additional training, mentoring supports Aboriginal Health Workers.
Overall, the small increase in the number of Aboriginal Health Workers nationally from to masks the issues in the workforce growth, retention and recruitment. Using simple descriptive analysis, we have highlighted immediate concerns, including growth that is incommensurate with population increases, a stagnant proportion of male Indigenous Health Workers and an ageing workforce. This analysis adds weight to the call for a National Indigenous Health Workforce Strategy and the need to address critical recommendations in the Growing our Future report.
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The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF)
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Strategy
Abstract Objective : To undertake a descriptive analysis of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker workforce to quantify the changes from — Figure 1 Open in figure viewer PowerPoint. Discussion Despite policy rhetoric about the importance of growing the Indigenous Health workforce, we remain concerned that there has been inadequate growth in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers since Expanding roles of Aboriginal health workers in the primary care setting: Seeking recognition. Contemp Nurse. Google Scholar. CAS Google Scholar.