Health workforce issues and how these impact on Indigenous Australians

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dc.contributor.author Davidson, Patricia en_US
dc.contributor.author Digiacomo, Michelle en_US
dc.contributor.author Thompson, Sandra en_US
dc.contributor.author Abbott, Penelope en_US
dc.contributor.author Davison, Joyce en_US
dc.contributor.author Moore, Louise en_US
dc.contributor.author Daly, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Mcgrath, Sarah en_US
dc.contributor.author Taylor, Kate en_US
dc.contributor.author Usherwood, Tim en_US
dc.contributor.editor en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:24Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:34:24Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011000064 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Davidson Patricia et al. 2011, 'Health workforce issues and how these impact on Indigenous Australians', Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 69-84. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1440-5202 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18590
dc.description.abstract Indigenous Australians suffer a disproportionate burden of iII health estimated to be 2.5 times higher than other Australians. A number of complex and multifaceted factors impact not only on health inequity but also imbalance in the health workforce. Addressing workforce issues for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous health workers is vital in decreasing the gap in health and social outcomes for Indigenous Australians. It is widely recognised that the capacity of the lndigenous health workforce is a crucial factor in responding effectively to Indigenous health needs. Using the typology of workforce imbalances proposed by Zurn and colleagues, this paper critically analyses issues within Australia impacting on the health workforce, arguing that it is impossible to consider workforce issues for Indigenous health without regard for global, sociodemographic, cultural, geographic and economic factors. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues en_US
dc.title Health workforce issues and how these impact on Indigenous Australians en_US
dc.parent Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues en_US
dc.journal.volume 14 en_US
dc.journal.number 4 en_US
dc.publocation QLD, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 69 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 84 en_US
dc.cauo.name FOH.Faculty of Health en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 111701 en_US
dc.personcode 110950 en_US
dc.personcode 111875 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066065 en_US
dc.personcode 0000066062 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069289 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069290 en_US
dc.personcode 104224 en_US
dc.personcode 113853 en_US
dc.personcode 0000069683 en_US
dc.personcode TUSHERWOOD en_US
dc.percentage 60 en_US
dc.classification.name Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Health workforce, Indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander en_US


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