Journal article

Time to clinical investigation for Indigenous and non-Indigenous Queensland women after a high grade abnormal Pap smear, 2000-2009

Lisa J Whop, Peter D Baade, Julia ML Brotherton, Karen Canfell, Joan Cunningham, Dorota Gertig, Kamalini Lokuge, Gail Garvey, Suzanne P Moore, Abbey Diaz, Dianne L O'Connell, Patricia Valery, David M Roder, John R Condon

Medical Journal of Australia | AUSTRALASIAN MED PUBL CO LTD | Published : 2017


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)

Awarded by NHMRC postgraduate scholarship

Awarded by NHMRC

Funding Acknowledgements

The National Indigenous Cervical Screening Project is funded by a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant (104559). This project is part of the NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Discovering Indigenous Strategies to Improve Cancer Outcomes via Engagement, Research Translation and Training (DISCOVER-TT CRE; 1041111) and the Cancer Council NSW Strategic Research Partnership to Improve Cancer Control for Indigenous Australians (STREP Ca-CIndA; SRP13-01). We also acknowledge the ongoing support of the Lowitja Institute, Australia's national institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research. Lisa Whop was supported by a Sidney Myer Health scholarship, a Menzies Enhanced Living scholarship, and a Lowitja Institute scholarship. Abbey Diaz was supported by an NHMRC postgraduate scholarship (1055587) and a DISCOVER-TT CRE-funded Menzies Enhanced Living scholarship. The NHMRC supported Joan Cunningham with a research fellowship (1058244), Patricia Valery with a career development fellowship (1083090), and Karen Canfell with a career development award (1082989). We acknowledge the staff and registrars from the Queensland Health Pap Smear Register, the Queensland Cancer Registry, and the Queensland Health Admitted Patient Data Collection for their assistance in providing the data, and the Queensland Research Linkage Group for linking the data. We gratefully acknowledge Tegan Harris for a range of contributions, including designing and building the database. The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the funding agencies.