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November 2022

Early mortality among aboriginal and non-Aboriginal women who had a preterm birth in Western Australia: A population-based cohort study

Having a preterm (<37 weeks' gestation) birth may increase a woman's risk of early mortality. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have higher preterm birth and mortality rates compared with other Australian women.

Published research Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing Aboriginal Health Child Disability Pre-term birth
October 2022

Healthy Environments and Lives (HEAL): Australian research network in human health and environmental change

The HEAL Network aims to strengthen the Australian health system and community resilience to climate change, extreme events, and environmental degradation.

Project Published research Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing Aboriginal Health Aboriginal Mental Health & Wellbeing
September 2022

Prevalence of chronic respiratory diseases in Aboriginal children: A whole population study

The burden of bronchiectasis is disproportionately high in Aboriginal adults, with early mortality. Bronchiectasis precursors, that is, protracted bacterial bronchitis and chronic suppurative lung disease, often commence in early childhood.

Aboriginal Health & Wellbeing Academic Biostatistics Aboriginal Health Children's Lung Health Subsite: Walyan BREATH Respiratory viral infections