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Lowitja e-Bulletin

Details:

Title

Lowitja e-Bulletin

Creator

The Lowitja Institute

Collection

Lowitja e-Bulletin; E-Journals; PublicationNT; Lowitja e-Bulletin

Date

2012-11-12

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains may contain links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.; Australia's National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research.

Language

English

Subject

Aboriginal Australians; Research; Health and hygiene; Lowitja Institute (Australia); Periodicals

Publisher name

The Lowitja Institute

Place of publication

Melbourne (Vic.)

Series

Lowitja e-Bulletin

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright

Copyright owner

The Lowitja Institute

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2021C00044

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/242082

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/610741

Page content

http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/ViewEmail/j/F4565183E9B33E8B/9E344A1EC0A32A552540EF23F30FEDED[12/11/2012 3:29:50 PM] December Nominees for the 25th Human Rights Awards announced The Australian Human Rights Commission has announced the nominees for the 25th Human Rights Awards. The awards honour the inspiring contributions each nominee has made to the protection and promotion of human rights. We are delighted that Pat Anderson, the Chairperson of the Lowitja Institute Board, has been nominated for Community Award (individual). Speech by Lowitja Institute leadership Speeches by the Lowitja Institute leadership are available from our website, including How respecting rights, respecting the evidence and respecting each other can make change happen by Pat Anderson, Chairperson of the Lowitja Board, 25 October 2012 (address to the 1st Biennial Australian Implementation Conference held in Melbourne, 2526 October). Research at the Lowitja Institute Anaemia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and mothers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children suffer from nutritional anaemia at approximately 30 times the rate of non-Indigenous children, with potential implications for growth, cognitive development and the risk of developing chronic conditions later in life. In August and October this year, the Lowitja Institute hosted two quality assurance workshops to enable diverse stakeholders to meet and discuss a research proposalto be submitted to the NHMRC aiming to address current knowledge and service delivery gaps in the aetiology of anaemia in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, and to develop appropriate prevention and intervention strategies. Through these workshops, the research team had the opportunity to *improve the quality of the proposal and its chances of success * receive feedback from qualified researchers and end-users in designing and refining the project *maximise the projects likelihood of having an impact on maternal and child health care, and * connect to a network of people and organisations working in similar http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yd/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yh/ http://thelowitjainstitute.createsend1.com/t/j-l-ykvxt-klojyit-yk/


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