Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Short Term Exchange/Study Scheme

Please note the information on this page has been provided for historical reference purposes only.

A Tripartite Agreement was signed in 2002, between the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC NZ) and the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia (NHMRC), to support research in the area of Indigenous peoples' health, with the goal of improving the health of Indigenous peoples in these three countries.

Objectives

To enhance the research skills and profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and other researchers in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, to increase research capacity in this sector.

To facilitate collaborative exchanges between researchers in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and health researchers in New Zealand and Canada.

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This scheme has closed and is presented here for historical purposes only.

Outcomes

The Short Term Exchange/Study scheme was developed in response to interest expressed by researchers to develop links with Canada and New Zealand. The Program aimed to enhance the research skills and profiles of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and other researchers in the field of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health in order to increase capacity in this sector.\

Round 1

Round 1

Mr Paul Stewart - VicHealth Koori Health Research and Community Development Unit

University of Melbourne

$20,000

Itinerary

CANADA

NEW ZEALAND

Proposed departure date (month/year): Oct 05

Proposed departure date (month/year): Jul 05

Proposed time in Canada : 26 days

Proposed time in New Zealand : 14 days

Place (City/Country)

Organisation

Activity

Duration

Ottawa , Ontario /

Canada

Institute of

Aboriginal Peoples'

Health (IAPH)

  • Presentation
  • Site Visits
  • Interviews
  • Meeting and sharing ideas

11 days

Hamilton , Ontario /

Canada

Oshweken , Ontario /

Canada

Indigenous Studies

Programme,

McMaster

University

Six Nations Council

  • Presentation
  • Site Visits
  • Interviews
  • Meeting and sharing ideas

15 days

Auckland / New

Zealand

Department of

Maori and Pacific

Health, Auckland

University

  • Presentation
  • Site Visits
  • Interviews
  • Meeting and sharing ideas

7 days

Wellington / New

Zealand

Wellington School

of Medicine and

Health Sciences,

University of Otago

  • Presentation
  • Site Visits
  • Interviews
  • Meeting and sharing ideas

7 days