Journal article

Hard to reach communities or hard to access services? Migrant mothers' experiences of dental services

E Riggs, M Gussy, L Gibbs, C van Gemert, E Waters, N Kilpatrick

Australian Dental Journal | WILEY | Published : 2014


Funding Acknowledgements

We are thankful to all of the women for sharing their 'Teeth Tales' - stories about teeth, with us. We are grateful to our community partners in particular Amal El-Khoury (Arabic Welfare), Leila Alloush, Ninawa Younan (Victorian Arabic Social Services), Saiqa Perveen, Saher Ali (Pakistani community researchers) and the Pakistan Australia Association Melbourne for their support and guidance throughout this research. This research was funded by the Telstra Foundation Community Development Fund. Elisha Riggs was supported by an NHMRC postgraduate scholarship to complete this research. Elisha Riggs, Elizabeth Waters and Lisa Gibbs also acknowledge support from the Jack Brockhoff Foundation. At the time of the study Caroline van Gemert was located at Merri Community Health Service. Elisha Riggs was supported by the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute at the time of preparing this manuscript which is supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.