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Building on Our Strengths
The Building On Our Strengths project aims to implement Birthing on Country in urban Queensland and rural New South Wales.
Indigenous Birthing in an Urban Setting
A partnership between three Brisbane-based organisations is providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families with culturally capable, woman-centred maternity care in the community.
Caring for Mum on Country
Caring for Mum on Country is a participatory-action-research project working in collaboration with Yolŋu (Aboriginal) women in North East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory, Australia. Our project is guided by best-practice ‘Birthing on Country’ RISE principles: Redesign health service; Invest in the maternal, newborn and child health workforce; Strengthen Indigenous families; and Embed Indigenous governance and control.
1+1 Project
The 1+1 = A Healthy Start to Life Project: Targeting the year before and the year after birth in Aboriginal children in remote areas was a three stage baseline, intervention and post-intervention study designed to improve maternal and infant health for remote dwelling Aboriginal families in Maningrida and Wadeye, Northern Territory, Australia.
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