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Health systems strengthening and workforce development

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Program leader:  Professor Sarah Larkins

Strong responsive health care systems and workforce are essential for a healthy population.  Our four areas of research focus are all vital to improving health outcomes for rural, remote and Indigenous populations:

  • Health systems research
  • Workforce capacity and development
  • Education and training
  • Populations, equity and engagement

    Researchers

    Professor Sarah Larkins - Program leader

    Projects

    Rural ECOH (Engaging Communities in Oral Health)

    Larkins S (CIB), Taylor J, Elston J, Croker F et al. This NHMRC funded Partnership project works with our partners Townsville Mackay Medical Local, La Trobe University Rural Health School, Loddon Mallee Murray Medicare Local and the Royal Flying Doctor Service to test whether a method for involving communities in participatory planning around rural oral health services is successful in designing improved services and better outcomes. $840 000.

    Learn more about this project....

    Rural ECOH Newsletter 2

    Rural ECOH Newsletter 3











    Picture: Nov 2014 Community based oral health planning.

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