Sexual Health Promotion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People – A community guide to evidence-based best practice in social and behavioural interventions

This community guide to evidence-based best practice in social and behavioural interventions is intended for use by Aboriginal health workers, Aboriginal sexual health workers and other health clinic staff involved in sexual health promotion. It has been synthesised from a systemic review of published literature of what is effective in sexual health promotion in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health context.

Page last updated: 28 October 2010

The guide identifies three key things that community organisations and workers can do to improve the evidence base in Sexual Health Promotion in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. These are:

  • Planning health promotion activities systematically;
  • Evaluating health promotion work as part of a normal routine; and
  • Disseminating planning and evaluation of work widely.

The community guide complements the report Research Gaps in Indigenous Sexual Health: Establishing evidence-base best practice for social and behavioural interventions: Technical Report’.

To download the PDF version of this Guide:

Sexual Health Promotion for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People – A community guide to evidence-based best practice in social and behavioural interventions (PDF 190 KB)


If you are unable to download this Guide, please send an email to: oatsih.enquiries@health.gov.au for a copy to be sent to you


Related links

‘Research Gaps in Indigenous Sexual Health – Establishing evidence-based best practice for social and behavioural interventions: Technical Report’.

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