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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address respiratory disease among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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The programs, projects and lessons learned have been rated to the left. The items are listed by title, but you can also select to list them by reach, focus, start date and end date.


Details and links (where available) relating to relevant programs, projects and lessons learned are collected here.

When you click on one of the headings of the table, the list will be sorted according to that heading. For more information about the program, click on the title.

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Title Reach Focus
A structured systems approach to improving health promotion practice for chronic disease prevention in Indigenous communities NT
Aboriginal chronic care program (ACCP): Murr-roo-ma dhun-barn NSW
Aboriginal health community re-entry program WA
Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative VIC
Aboriginal knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of respiratory illness QLD
Aboriginal remote telehealth (ART) pilot trial WA
Acute lower respiratory infections in Indigenous and non-Indigenous children WA
Acute respiratory illness follow up study QLD
Airway bacteriology of children with bronchiectasis NT
An education intervention for childhood asthma by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers: a randomised controlled trial QLD
Asthma and smoking prevention project NT
Asthma child and adolescent program (ACAP) National
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey National
Australian primary care collaboratives program National
Better outcomes for lung disease (BOLD) NT
Blue Mountains Aboriginal healthy for life program NSW
Breathe easy, walk easy training program National
Bronchiectasis exacerbation study trial part 1 and 2 (BEST) National
Bronchiolitis severity scoring tools study NT
Bugl Booyay - good breathing respiratory program NSW
Burden of influenza and other respiratory viruses among Aboriginal children in the top end NT
Bush mobile program NT
Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program TAS
Care coordination and supplementary services National
Centre of research excellence in Aboriginal chronic disease knowledge translation and exchange (CREATE) National
Centre of Research Excellence in Indigenous children's lung health National
Chronic condition management strategies in Aboriginal communities SA
Chronic conditions program SA
Combating haemophilus influenzae related respiratory pathology (CHiRRP) National
Cough assessment study NT
Country Health SA - Experts by experience register SA
Developing a sustainable community-based response to asbestos-related disease in Aboriginal communities Not specified
Dharah Gibinj respiratory program NSW
Didgeridoo playing and singing to support asthma management in Aboriginal Australians QLD
Environmental health of remote Indigenous communities project WA
Genetic and environmental determinants related to recurrent, low grade disease in Aboriginal children QLD
Good medicines better health National
Gudbinji chronic disease program NT
Health eTowns National
Health navigator WA
HealthLAB project NT
Healthy black and deadly NSW
Healthy start, healthy life National
Healthy starts (Te Piripohotanga) International
ICS: Randomised placebo controlled trial of inhaled corticosteroids for treatment of acute and chronic cough in children International, QLD
Immune function in children with bronchiectasis NT
Implications of early life and contemporary influences on body composition, mental health, and precursors of chronic diseases in the Aboriginal birth cohort study National
Improving sleep for Indigenous Australians SA
Improving the management and outcomes for infants hospitalised with bronchiolitis NT
Indigenous health research program at Queensland Institute of Medical Research QLD
Indigenous women's project: newborns asthma and parental smoking (NAPS) WA
Influenza studies with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities QLD
Let's yarn with the whole Aboriginal community of Albury/Wodonga about cancer prevention, early diagnosis and better outcomes NSW, VIC
Live longer! National
Looking into influenza T cell immunity NT
LungNet QLD
Lurrtjurringa lan program WA
Managing two worlds together: city hospital care for Aboriginal people SA
Mangabay dhingiga ganggundi bimbi QLD
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICD) National
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICDP) Western Australia WA
Microbes in the nasopharynx prior to lung infection (MINOPOLI) NT
Mister germ hygiene and nutrition program NSW
Monitoring carriage of streptococcus pneumoniae among Aboriginal children and adults in Western Australia (formerly Streptococcus pneumoniae) WA
Multi-centre bronchiectasis study: a collaborative and international study of bronchiectasis in Indigenous children International
Multi-centre evaluation of a clinical pathway for chronic cough in children - can it be used to improve clinical outcomes? Not specified
No germs on me hand and face washing social marketing campaign NT
One deadly step NSW
Pneumonia in Indigenous children territory-wide using radiological endpoints NT
Practice incentives program (PIP) - Indigenous health incentive National
Protecting our mob from the pandemic NSW
Protracted bacterial bronchitis: long term outcomes and predictors of recurrence NT, QLD, SA, VIC
Randomised controlled trial of azithromycin to reduce the morbidity of severe bronchiolitis in young Indigenous children National
Research into the effects of stigma and nihilistic views on lung cancer outcomes National
Selective use of long-term antibiotics for chronic lung obstructive disease in Aboriginal adults NT
Spirometry training program for clinical Indigenous health workers QLD
Stayin' strong QLD
Staying healthy, staying home program QLD
Study of environment on Aboriginal resilience and child health (SEARCH) NSW
The Aboriginal birth cohort study National
The ConocoPhillips asthma swim program NT
The Darwin prospective melioidosis study NT
The Rural health outreach fund WA
Town camp chronic disease project NT
Triple A: the adolescent asthma action program National
Tuberculosis spread in the Torres Strait region International
VicOutreach Aboriginal health program VIC
Viral interactions and AOM bacterial load: a longitudinal evaluation (VIABLE) NT
Vitamin D insufficiency in Indigenous infants and the risk of hospitalisation for acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI) NT
Walgan Tilly project: chronic care for Aboriginal people NSW
Well person's health check day QLD
Work it out! QLD
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