Aboriginal health workers and diabetes care in remote community health centres: a mixed method analysis

Damin Si, Ross S Bailie, Samantha J Togni, Peter H N d'Abbs and Gary W Robinson
Med J Aust 2006; 185 (1): 40-45.
  • Damin Si1
  • Ross S Bailie1
  • Samantha J Togni1
  • Peter H N d'Abbs2
  • Gary W Robinson3

  • 1 Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.
  • 2 School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD.
  • 3 School for Social and Policy Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT.



We would like to acknowledge the assistance of the NT Department of Health and Community Services, local health boards, and staff of the health centres where the study was conducted. We also gratefully acknowledge the constructive comments provided by Dr Tarun Weeramanthri. Our article is based on work conducted for evaluations of the Coordinated Care Trials. These evaluations were funded by the Australian Department of Health and Ageing. Ross Bailie’s work in this area is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council fellowship.

Competing interests:

None identified.

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