A Mortality Profile Of Victoria'S Aboriginal (And Non-Aboriginal) Children 1998-2008 Using An Innovative Method And Research Process

Grant number: DP0880637 | Funding period: 2008 - 2013

Completed

Abstract

The development of a population mortality profile of Victoria's children that includes accurate Indigenous identification will provide robust information to assess the effectiveness of programs interventions and policies aimed at reducing preventable deaths in children. This research will contribute to state, national and international imperative to improve the collection of Aboriginal death information in order to allow meaningful comparisons between Australian jurisdictions and Aboriginal people globally. The consistent imput of the Aboriginal community and relevant experts in all phases of the project will enable and strengthen links with those who can influence government and policy make..

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