National Programs & Services in ATSI Health

Health related Information, organisations and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander Communities.

National Programs & Services in ATSI Health

On this page you will find links to national organisations and websites promoting health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 

 

Diabetes resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities

How's Your Sugar? 
An online interactive site about diabetes management made by and for indigenous people. Features multimedia video clips from Aboriginal people living with diabetes on healthy eating, exercise, reducing smoking and self care, as well as animations, games, quizzes and appointment reminders. 

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, The Diabetes Story 'Living a healthy & long life with well-controlled Diabetes'
Digital animation with voiceovers of diabetes information for ATSI communities, developed with central Australian Aboriginal health organisations. Available in Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, and Arrernte and English. Can be downloaded from site.

Australian Diabetes Council
Diabetes channel is a series of multimedia clips on living with diabetes. Includes stories on ATSI people and celebrities such as Jimmy Little. 

Indigenous Resources produced by Healthy Living NT
Description and order form for diabetes education materials for ATSI communities, particularly for those with low English literacy. Includes illustrated flipcharts, factsheets and the feltman model.

Healthinfonet guide to diabetes education resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
Directory of resources available for ATSI diabetes education nationally.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO)
Information about Aboriginal Community controlled Health programs and organisations.


Information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Information on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population health developed by Edith Cowan University. Dedicated to providing evidence and information on current status of ATSI health and health determinants. Links to health promotion resources and ATSI health promotion organisations.

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Indigenous Health Information
Information on ATSI health developed by Australia's national media producer. Links to other organisations and directories of health factsheets. Features multimedia content and links to ABC archive of related stories.

Closing the Gap: Indigenous Chronic disease
Website from Australian Commonwealth Department of Health on chronic disease in ATSI populations. Information one workforce development, chronic disease prevention and risk factors, chronic disease management, and links to ATSI health and research organisations.

Commonwealth Government Indigenous Portal Health directory
Health related pages on national Indigenous information portal. Mostly information about Australian Government Indigenous initiatives and programs for ATSI communities. Has multimedia content and regularly updated stories and features on Indigenous health issues.

Commonwealth Department of Health and Ageing, Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH)
Provides information on Australian federal programs in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Directory of funding and organisational channels for ATSI health related programs.

Did you know?

Myth: Herbs and home therapies can cure diabetes

Reality: This myth is false. There is no cure for type 2 diabetes. You can only manage the disease through a healthy lifestyle and medical treatment.

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