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Resilience to Blood-borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Development of a Participatory Action Research Project with Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in Townsville

Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal
Volume 32 Issue 6 (Nov/Dec 2008)

Abstract: The Indigenous Resiliency Participatory Action Research (IRPAR) project is conducted by Townsville Aboriginal and Islander Health Service and other service institutions. The project uses a participatory action research framework to bring young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, staff from Aboriginal community controlled health services and university researchers to develop and conduct research on what keeps young people protected against blood borne viruses and other sexually transmitted infections.

To cite this article: Erick, Wani; Mooney-Somers, Julie; Akee, Angie and Maher, Lisa. Resilience to Blood-borne and Sexually Transmitted Infections: The Development of a Participatory Action Research Project with Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in Townsville [online]. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 32, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2008: 5-8. Availability: <http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=613968756951979;res=IELAPA> ISSN: 1037-3403. [cited 26 Jul 16].

Personal Author: Erick, Wani; Mooney-Somers, Julie; Akee, Angie; Maher, Lisa; Source: Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, Vol. 32, No. 6, Nov/Dec 2008: 5-8 Document Type: Journal Article ISSN: 1037-3403 Subject: Sexually transmitted diseases; Bloodborne infections; Youth, Aboriginal Australian; Aboriginal Australians--Medical care; Aboriginal Australians--Diseases;

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