Professor Sandra Eades from Curtin University has dedicated her career to research in Aboriginal health improvements. Professor Eades works with National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to advise and develop strategic guidelines focused on closing the gap.
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Professor Sandra Eades: My name’s Sandra Eades.
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Almost all of my research is related to Aboriginal health improvement.
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With the NHMRC in partnership with Aboriginal researchers and people in the policy community and health service community, works nationally and consulted nationally, to say we’re revising and updating the roadmap,
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which is a strategic guide, or an action plan focused on closing the gap in Aboriginal health.
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The NHMRC funded research plays an important part in that,
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it helps us work towards better partnerships with Aboriginal communities as well and linking together and promoting high quality and international research focused on indigenous health.
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