Communication and cultural knowledge in Aboriginal health care: a review of two subprograms of the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health's Indigenous Health and Education Research program
- Year: 2001
- Author: Lowell, A
- Publisher: Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Tropical Health
- Published Location: Casuarina, NT
- Country: Australia
- State/Region: Northern Territory
The information and the three papers presented in this publication report on the review of the two subprograms Health Priorities and Communication of Health Information, and Cross-Cultural Education for Non-Aboriginal People conducted by the author during the first half of 1998. The papers are: Communication in Aboriginal health care: An overview; Communication in Aboriginal health care: where are the interpreters? and, Cultural education programs for service providers in Aboriginal health care. The review included a literature search, and discussions were held in three regions - Darwin, East Arnhem Land and Alice Springs - with a range of stakeholders, including Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people working in a variety of health care settings, and others with expertise in relevant areas.