National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 2003-2013

Key Result Area Seven (actions 141-155): Data, research and evidence

To ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice.

Page last updated: 30 August 2011

Objectives:

  • Improved quality of information and information management processes about the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Improved information collection and utilisation of information on successful models of health care provision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • Greater range and quality of research about the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with a focus on interventions to improve health outcomes.
There are data development activities identified across most KRAs which are subsets of actions in this KRA

Reporting against these action items will largely occur through qualitative reporting against this Implementation Plan and quantitative reporting through the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework, with the exception of actions 141 to 142 which will be drawn from reporting through NAGATSIHID, and action 145 which will be drawn from NHMRC annual report