Goals

Community Development

Goal

To facilitate Aboriginal community development by enabling knowledge exchange between Aboriginal communities, Aboriginal health services and policy makers, and the university sector.

Objectives

  • Enhanced and coordinated community engagement in all Onemda activities
  • Koori Health Connect – a program to support the development of health networks and leadership in Aboriginal health 
  • A  strategic approach to knowledge exchange
  • Consolidate and develop Onemda’s role in Indigenous tobacco control through support for the Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Tobacco Control
  • Develop the capacity of Aboriginal community organisations in health information, research and evaluation

Research

Goal

To support and sustain a strength based local, national, and international research program driven by Aboriginal community priorities and leadership that contributes to long term improvements in Aboriginal Health

Objectives

  • A priority-driven research program
  • A quality, thematically organised research program
  • Developing the capacity of people in Aboriginal health research
  • Developing the capacity of the Aboriginal primary health system in research processes

Teaching and Learning

Goal

To make a significant and high quality contribution to the development of the regional and national Aboriginal health workforce.

Objectives

The Aboriginal Health workforce will be developed through:

  • Curriculum development and workforce reform programs in the health sciences
  • Quality teaching and learning
  • Mentoring of Indigenous students and professionals
  • Development of pathways into the Aboriginal health workforce