The first two plus years of funding has provided for the establishment of 83 projects including individual fellowships and scholarships for researchers. The new projects will examine some of Australia’s most pressing health concerns affecting Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians in the north of Australia and our regional neighbours abroad.
Starting the SToP: A collaborative recruitment approach.
The burden of skin infections in Aboriginal children living in remote communities is high. Recruiting ...Read More
SToP (See, Treat, Prevent) Skin Sores and Scabies Trial – Skin Disease Control in Remote Western Australia
The SToP Trial aims to decrease the burden of skin health in the tropical North, ...Read More
Developing spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) reference values for Indigenous Australians: Phase II – adult Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Lung diseases, the second most common chronic problems, are also major causes of death in ...Read More
Evaluating the impact of policy change for preventing malaria after splenectomy and characterizing the hidden splenic parasite burden in patients undergoing splenectomy in Papua, Indonesia
Just 250 kilometers north of Australia, Papua has the highest number of malaria cases in ...Read More
Traditional Bush Foods in the Top End: Can they prevent chronic disease? Can bush plants help stop chronic disease?
Aboriginal people in northern Australia have a very high burden of chronic disease (diabetes, heart ...Read More
Portable genome sequencing as a point-of-care diagnostic test in remote tropical Australia
Respiratory disease, fevers, and sepsis are common in tropical northern Australia, and treatment often requires ...Read More