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Program 59: Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku

In this program we talk with Sarah Brown. Sarah works for Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku, an organisation Pintupi and Luritja people set up more than 10 years ago to help people get dialysis... read on

Second Interview with Sarah Brown

Sarah Brown work for Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku. This is an organisation Pintupi and Luritja people set up more than 10 years ago to help people get dialysis  in their home communities or,... read on

Central Australia Renal Study: the hub-and-spoke model

The final report of the Central Australia Renal Study was released on 27 June 2011. Its “primary recommendation” called for the delivery of renal services in the cross-border region of Central Australia to be built around a hub-and-spoke model with Alice Springs as the main hub, and remote Aboriginal communities as the spokes... read on

APY Lands: mobile dialysis bus

Since August 2010, the Northern Territory Government has run a mobile dialysis bus service out of Alice Springs. The service enables Aboriginal dialysis patients to return to their home communities for short visits... read on

Program 10: Interview with the Federal Minister for Indigenous Health

Jonathan Nicholls interviews the Hon Warren Snowdon MP, Federal Minister for Indigenous Health, about the final report of the Central Australia Renal Study. The Minister talks about the report’s key findings and how these may... read on

Interview with the Federal Minister for Indigenous Health (Hon Warren Snowdon MP)

Warren Snowdon is the Australian Government’s Minister for Indigenous Health. In 2010, he commissioned research into the delivery of renal services in Central Australia, with the final report being released in June 2011. In this... read on

Program 3: Dialysis (part 2)

This program features the second part of our extended interview with Sarah Brown from the Western Desert Dialysis Project. We also provide updates on some of the programs and activities governments are undertaking in Anangu... read on

Program 2: Dialysis (part 1)

Rose Lester and Jonathan Nicholls discuss access to dialysis for people from South Australia’s remote Anangu communities. We then play the first part of an interview with Sarah Brown from the Western Desert Dialysis Project.... read on

APY Lands: dialysis forum in Umuwa

On 29 September 2010, the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council held a Cross Border Renal Dialysis Forum in Umuwa to “discuss the current renal dialysis crisis in Central Australia.” Around 200 people attended the event... read on

APY Lands: investigation of dialysis options

On 7 May 2010, the Australian Government announced a “joint study” into the delivery of kidney disease treatments to people from remote Aboriginal communities. The study – which focused on Central Australian communities – was carried out by the George Institute for Global Health... read on

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