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Indigenous health: Overview

This guide has been designed for anaesthetists interested in Indigenous health to locate relevant resources on this topic, including those available through the ANZCA library.

COVID-19 Resources


Ministry of Health. Māori health models. [Internet]. Ministry of Health. 2017, May. 

Indigenous Australians to benefit from pilot pain program. ANZCA Bulletin. 2019;28(3):33-33.

Mohan A, Velu D, Seshadri P, Pannerselvam E. Indigenous management of parotid sialocele using Foley's catheter: a report of two cases. J Maxillofac Oral Surg. 2020;19(2):225-229. doi:10.1007/s12663-019-01192-2

ArticlesThurber KA, Thandrayen J, Banks E, Doery K, Sedgwick M, Lovett R. Strengths-based approaches for quantitative data analysis: a case study using the Australian longitudinal study of Indigenous children. SSM Popul Health. 2020;12:100637. Published 2020 Aug 6. doi:10.1016/j.ssmph.2020.100637

ArticlesBhat SK, Marriott R, Galbally M, Shepherd C. Psychosocial disadvantage and residential remoteness is associated with Aboriginal women's mental health prior to childbirth. Int J Popul Data Sci. 2020;5(1):1153. Published 2020 Feb 26. doi:10.23889/ijpds.v5i1.1153

  Further information

ANZCA Indigenous Health Strategy 2018-2022 and background paper.

For additional information, please refer to the Indigenous health page on the college website and/or contact

Spotlight: Maori Health Review

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ANZCA acknowledges the traditional custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises their unique cultural and spiritual relationships to the land, waters and seas and their rich contribution to society. We pay our respects to ancestors and Elders, past, present, and emerging.

ANZCA acknowledges and respects Māori as the Tangata Whenua of Aotearoa and is committed to upholding the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi, fostering the college’s relationship with Māori, supporting Māori fellows and trainees, and striving to improve the health of Māori.