Jocelyn Grace

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Poor environmental conditions and poor child health in remote Australian Aboriginal communities are a symptom of a disjuncture in the cultures of a disadvantaged (and only relatively recently enfranchised) minority population and a proportionally large, wealthy dominant immigrant population, problematic social policies and the legacy of colonialism.(More)
BACKGROUND Despite Australia's wealth, poor growth is common among Aboriginal children living in remote communities. An important underlying factor for poor growth is the unhygienic state of the living environment in these communities. This study explores the physical and social barriers to achieving safe levels of hygiene for these children. METHODS A(More)
BACKGROUND Tuberculosis (TB) is a major public health problem in Timor Leste; treatment adherence was identified by the National TB Control Programme (NTP) as an impediment to TB control. OBJECTIVE To identify barriers to and enabling factors for the successful implementation of the DOTS strategy in Timor Leste. METHOD Qualitative research was carried(More)
ISSUE ADDRESSED The 'Get the Facts' website, aimed at Western Australian (WA) youth aged 14 -17 years, provides information about sexual health, blood-borne viruses and sexual relationships, and how to access appropriate health services. It was developed as one component of a comprehensive sexually transmitted infection (STI) prevention and control program(More)
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