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The Kanyini vascular collaboration is a five-year research program established by Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers, health professionals, policy-makers and communities.
The goal of the collaboration is to improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at risk of vascular diseases including heart, kidney disease and diabetes. A core priority of the Kanyini vascular collaboration is to build capacity within local Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. Community needs and priorities will drive the research.
The research will be conducted across several sites in New South Wales, Queensland, the Northern Territory, Western Australia and South Australia.
The studies currently being run within this project are:
Abstract adapted from The George Institute for International Health
The George Institute for International Health
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Baker Heart Research Institute
Alice Springs NT
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