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UNLABELLED OBJECTIVE; To determine and describe the features of Indigenous participation in an informal national Indigenous health policy network. DESIGN A questionnaire was administered during 2003-04. Through a snowball nomination process a total of 227 influential persons were identified. Of these, 173 received surveys of which 44 were returned, a(More)
This review discusses palliative care and end-of-life models of care for Aboriginal people in the Australian state New South Wales, and considers Aboriginal palliative care needs by reflecting on recent literature and lessons derived from Aboriginal consultation. Aboriginal people in Australia account for a very small proportion of the population, have(More)
PROBLEM Gaps exist in researchers' understanding of the 'practice' of community governance in relation to research with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. DESIGN We examine Aboriginal community governance of two rural NSW research projects by applying principles-based criteria from two independent sources. SETTING One research project(More)
There is growing evidence that providing increased voice to vulnerable or disenfranchised populations is important to improving health equity. In this paper we will examine the engagement of Aboriginal community members and community controlled organisations in local governance reforms associated with the Aboriginal Health National Partnership Agreements(More)
Anthony Giddens' Structuration Theory (AGST) needs to be translated into methodological principles with regards to the substantive interests of the researcher. One aim of this article is to translate AGST's theoretical propositions and principles into specific methodological points for the study of committees. In so doing another aim is reached, to expand(More)
  • M Lock
  • 1985
There have been two major paradigmatic shifts in the history of Japanese medicine, one in the 6th century with the introduction of Chinese medicine, a second in the late 19th century when European medicine was adopted as the official medical model. The impact of the Chinese model on historical Japan, the contemporary practice of traditional medicine, and(More)
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