In recent weeks, Croakey has published a series of articles from the Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, which was held on the Larrakia Nation in Darwin with the theme: ‘Thinking, Speaking, Being: First Nations Solutions for Global Change’.
We are wrapping up the Croakey Conference News Service coverage of #LowitjaConf2019 with articles compiling tweets from some of the presentations that we have not previously covered. Below are some tweets from Day 2, when the program theme was “Speaking”, and you can also watch a video summary below.
John Paterson from AMSANT and others
Romlie Mokak, Mark Bryant, Andrew McDonald and Bonnie Nguyen from the Productivity Commission
Workshop: An evaluation strategy for programs and policies affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Georgina Trevorrow, Diana Murphy & Sandra Wilson from Moorundi Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Inc
Language for Life from the “Deadly Nannas”
2019 is the International Year of Indigenous Languages. How we speak, the language/s we use, and what we’re saying all have an impact on the health and wellbeing of our peoples. Indigenous languages and the ways we share knowledges are at the forefront of international conversations right now.
Panellists: Mr David Collard from Wardong, Dr Kū Kahakalau, Representatives of the Ngangkari – Traditional Healers. Chair: Ms June Oscar AO
Michelle Bovill from University of Newcastle
Ngu-ng-gi-la-nha (to exchange) knowledge through a systematic review of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking cessation interventions during pregnancy: How is individual and community empowerment reported?
Yvette Roe, Sophie Hickey and Sue Kildea, from Mater Research, University of Queensland
Rise Safely: A framework for implementing Birthing on Country to improve maternal and infant health outcomes
Josie Povey, Janama Mills, Anne Marie Puruntatameri & Cathy Stassi from Menzies School of Health Research)
Aboriginal and Islander Mental Health Initiative for Youth (AIMhi-Y): Results and Process Evaluation
James Ward from the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute
Opportunities and challenges in achieving elimination of STIs in remote Australia
Erin lew Fatt from AMSANT, Jamie Newman from Bila Muuji, on behalf of the Career Pathways Project team
Sovereignty of our wellbeing: Career pathways for the well-being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health staff, families and communities
Twitter enabled people to follow the discussions long-distance
Summer May Finlay and Marie McInerney are covering the #LowitjaConf2019 for the Croakey Conference News Service. Bookmark this link to follow the coverage – there are more stories to come.
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