We have an engaged enquiry approach.
One of the core activities of the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health is to fund high quality research to inform our clinical practice and contribute to knowledge about improving Aboriginal health.
We analyse the impact, outcomes and cost-effectiveness of the services we provide. We have also established research collaborations which contribute to knowledge in areas related to our strategy and intent. A key outcome from our research is publications in peer-reviewed journals, community reports, conference proceedings, books and other documents.
The Poche Centre focuses on the following areas:
- Health economics
- Oral health
- Trans-disciplinary allied health practice
- Program evaluation
- Community capacity building
- Children's health, including social and emotional well-being
- Culturally competent service delivery.
We support research by:
- Funding research projects
- Providing scholarships
- Supporting PhD students and post-Doctoral Fellows
- Developing alliances with research teams
- Supporting the Aboriginal Researchers in Aboriginal Health symposiums
- Seeking the advice of the Poche Executive Academic Working Group
- Hosting Aboriginal health research forums
- Working with joint collaborations.
|The Poche Centre provides support for the following:|
The George Institute for Global Health Australia
The Children's Hospital at Westmead
Executive Academic Working Group
The Poche Centre has an Executive Academic Working Group which meets twice each year to advise the Poche Centre on our research program and progress.
Aboriginal Health Research Seminars
The Poche Centre is working with the School of Public Health to present Aboriginal researchers, in discussion about the work they are doing.