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Centre of research excellence in Aboriginal chronic disease knowledge translation and exchange (CREATE)
The Centre of research excellence in Aboriginal chronic disease knowledge translation and exchange (CREATE) is a collaboration between the Wardliparingga Aboriginal Research Unit at the South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO), the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide, and the Joanna Briggs Institute at the University of Adelaide. The initiative is funded by the National Health and Medical Research Centre (NHMRC).
The objectives of the project are to:
- use existing evidence and, where necessary, develop and collate new evidence to inform guidelines, policies and/or other tools focused on improving care and outcomes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with, or at risk of developing, a chronic disease
- strengthen the capacity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health service providers and researchers to conduct and use 'evidence' to improve health outcomes.
CREATE encourages the Aboriginal health sector to be involved where possible, to take part in defining best practice for the sector, and also in shaping government policy.
The project has its own website which includes information on the project, research impact and news and resources, see links below.
CREATE was formerly the NHMRC centre of research excellence for translational research in the management of chronic disease in Indigenous populations.
Abstract adapted from the University of Adelaide
CREATE Program Manager
Wardliparingga Aboriginal Health Research Unit
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
PO Box 11060
Adelaide SA 5000
Ph: (08) 8128 4262
Gomersall JS, Aromataris E, Brown A, Dwyer J, Stephenson M, O'Donnell K, Canuto K, Carter D, Gibson O (2015)
Characteristics and value of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organizations' primary health care and their financing needs: a protocol for systematic evidence reviews.
JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports; 13(6): 139-167
Reilly R, Evans K, Gomersall J, Gorham G, Warren S, O'Shea R, Peters M, Brown A, Cass A (2015)
Effectiveness, cost effectiveness, acceptability and implementation barriers/facilitators of chronic kidney disease management programs and models of care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: a mixed methods systematic review protocol.
JBI Database of Systematic Reviews & Implementation Reports; 13(4): 65-86
Davy C, Aromataris E, Gibson O, Brown A (2013)
Facilitators and barriers to the implementation of primary health care interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with chronic diseases: a systematic review protocol.
JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports; 11(7): 299-311
Dyer SM, Gomersall JS, Smithers LG, Davy C, Coleman DT, Street JM (2015)
Prevalence and characteristics of overweight and obesity in Indigenous Australian children: a systematic review.
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition; Latest articles(http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2014.991816):
Canuto K, Harfield S, Brown A, Wittert G (2015)
Strategies that target the utilization of primary health care services by Indigenous men in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and America: a comprehensive systematic review protocol.
JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports; 13(9): 95-111
Gomersall JS, Canuto K, Aromataris E, Braunack-Mayer A, Brown A (2015)
Systematic review to inform prevention and management of chronic disease for Indigenous Australians: overview and priorities.
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; Early view(http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-6405.12476):
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