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released: 28 Nov 2006 author: AIHW media release

This publication reports on the first meeting of the International Group of Indigenous Health Measurement, which took place in Vancouver, Canada, in 2005. The report and future endeavours of the Measurement Group will not only highlight existing health status issues among Indigenous groups but will also drive the need to improve data for the measurement and advancement of Indigenous health status internationally.

ISBN 978 1 74024 621 7; Cat. no. IHW 18; 48pp.; OUT OF PRINT

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Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title page and verso
    • Contents
    • Foreword
    • Acknowledgments
    • Abbreviations
  • Sections
    1. Introduction
      • Second Forum of the International Network for Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development
      • Inaugural meeting of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement
    2. Why an international meeting on measuring the health status of Indigenous populations?
      • Background
      • Structure of the international meeting
      • Participation
      • Organisations involved in planning the meeting
    3. Agenda for the first meeting of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement
    4. Future organisation of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement
      • Purpose
      • Principles
      • Governance
      • Research topics
      • Communication
      • Links with other groups
      • Funding
    5. Draft terms of reference for the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement
      • Vision
      • Mission
      • Goals
      • Membership
    6. Forthcoming activities of the International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Participants in the first meeting
    • Appendix 2: Abstracts
      • Session 1: Health information for health services
      • Session 3: Health workforce information
      • Session 5: Health information and health research
      • Session 7: International health comparisons of Indigenous peoples
      • Session 10: Data measurement
      • Session 11: Data utility
      • Session 12: Health measures that are useful and relevant to Indigenous communities
      • Session 13: Indigenous community capacity building
    • Appendix 3: Biographies of presenters
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2006. International Group for Indigenous Health Measurement, Vancouver 2005. Cat. no. IHW 18. Canberra: AIHW.