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NHMRC - Northern Australia Tropical Disease Collaborative Research Programme Hot North Fellowship

Torres Strait Healthy Young Women's Project

Indicative Funding
$74,692 (administered by Menzies School of Health Research)
Summary
This project aims to facilitate the co-design of a health lifestyle program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the Torres Strait. The researcher will work with key stakeholders and young women to design a sustainable program(s) to address inactivity and weight gain for young Aboriginal Torrs Strait Islander women. The program may also include other areas of health promotion such as; not taking up, or quitting smoking, healthy eating, alcohol and healthy relationships. The program anticipates to have improvements in metabolic health indicators as well as a positive impact on social and emotional wellbeing amongst participants.
Investigators
Karla Canuto in collaboration with Robyn McDermott, Louise Maple-Brown and Alex Brown (College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences, Menzies Research Institute and South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute)
Keywords
Physical Activity; Preventative Medicine; Diabetes; Health Promotion; Obesity
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  • Review of Communication and Support Systems for People From Rural and Remote N. Queensland who have been Recently Hospitalised with Cardiac Disease and Development, Piloting and Evaluation of a Revised Model of Care (PhD , External Advisor)
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  • Indicates the Tropics (Torrid Zone)

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