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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address ear health 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 randomised controlled trial evaluating the effects of swimming on chronic suppurative otitis media in Aboriginal children living in two remote communities in the Northern Territory (Nguiu and Wadeye) NT
An evaluation of the benefits of swimming pools for the hearing and ear health status of young Indigenous Australians: a whole-of-population study across multiple remote Indigenous communities SA
Care for kids' ears National
Continuous care improvement (CCI) WA
Danila Dilba ear health program NT
Deadly ears, the Queensland state-wide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ear health program QLD
Ear and hearing health workforce project National
Ear health: do you hear what I hear WA
Earbus Foundation of WA earbus program WA
Environmental health referral system for infectious disease cases in the Kimberley WA
Evaluation of the role and function of the PneuMum Study Indigenous Reference Group as a model for conducting research involving children in the Northern Territory NT
Family study of ear health and metabolic diseases in a WA Aboriginal community WA
Hearing, ear health and language services (HEALS) NSW
IHEARBETA Indigenous healthy ears - betadine, tissues and antibiotics study: a 2x2 factorial randomised controlled trial NT
Immunogenicity, carriage and otitis media outcomes of pneumococcal conjugate vaccines PHiD-CV and 13PCV in sequence or alone in high-risk Indigenous infants: a randomised controlled trial NT, WA
Indigenous health outcomes patient evaluation (IHOPE) NSW
Investigation into hearing impairment among Indigenous prisoners in the Victorian correctional system VIC
Listen 'ear: a Murri and Ailan ear health campaign QLD
Malpa young doctors project NSW, NT, QLD, SA
Mathematical modeling of bacterial carriage in children (MMAPS) 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
Monitoring Prevenar13 impact on otitis media and respiratory pathogen carriage NT, WA
Northeast Arnhem Land regional ear health campaign NT
Northern Territory Government hearing service NT
Now hear trial project NT
NSW Aboriginal ear health program NSW
Otitis media guidelines program National
Pina palya, pina kulilku (good ears, good learning) WA
PneuMum: a randomised controlled trial of pneumococcal polysaccharide immunisation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers to protect their babies from ear disease Not specified
Remote assessment of hearing - paediatric hearing assessment using tele-audiology: an investigation in rural and remote populations National
Remote hearing and vision services for children ('VidKids') National
Stayin' strong QLD
Stronger futures in the Northern Territory NT
Study of environment on Aboriginal resilience and child health (SEARCH) NSW
Sunrise Health Service ear health program NT
Take pride in personal hygiene QLD
Telethon Speech & Hearing earbus program WA
The management of children with otitis media: a survey of Australian Aboriginal Medical Services National
Viral interactions and AOM bacterial load: a longitudinal evaluation (VIABLE) NT
Watchful waiting for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children with acute otitis media (WATCH) trial NSW
Wurli Wurlinjang ear health program NT
Yamba's roadshow NSW, NT, QLD
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