Annual Report 2003/2004 Menzies School of Health Research
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24 | Collaborations & Major Partners | Menzies School of Health Research 2003 Annual Report collaborations & major partners n order to advance our research and health education programs, MSHR fosters collaborative links and partnerships with numerous Indigenous stakeholders, health services, Territory and Commonwealth Governments, as well as other research institutions and universities. We collaborate with colleagues and organisations located locally, interstate and overseas. Collaborations strengthen the capacity of MSHR to carry out laboratory studies, community-based lifestyle intervention studies, develop effective strategies for training health staff and improving health promotion, as well as work towards prevention and treatment strategies. I MSHR major partners and affiliations include: Acknowledgement of MSHR collaboration partners may also be found on our website at www.menzies.edu.au. Charles Darwin University Charles Darwin University (CDU), based in Darwin, is a university which addresses issues of particular relevance to the Northern Territory. As of 1 January 2004, MSHR will formalise links with CDU and become a school within the CDU Institute of Advanced Studies, and a controlled entity of the University. Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health MSHR is a core partner and Centre Agent of the CRC for Aboriginal Health (CRCAH), a major Commonwealth Governmentfunded initiative. The CRCAH aims to promote high quality research through the development of research partnerships, increased Aboriginal participation and control, as well as offering formal research training opportunities for Aboriginal people. The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation The Sir Robert Menzies Memorial Foundation is a non-profit, nonpolitical organisation created in 1979 to promote excellence in health research, education and postgraduate scholarships for Australians. The Menzies Foundation played a major role in the establishment of MSHR and continues to provide ongoing financial support as well as representation on the MSHR Board. Northern Territory Government Department of Health and Community Services The NT Government provides substantial core funding support to MSHR as well as being an important collaborator on research projects and in the education program.