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The Lowitja Institute, Australia’s National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research, is an innovative research body that brings together Aboriginal organisations, academic institutions and government agencies to facilitate collaborative, evidence-based research into Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health.

The Institute will host the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (CRCATSIH) until June 2014.

The Lowitja Institute is dedicated to:

Working with Australia’s leading health research institutions, policymakers and community organisations to ensure world-class health research is targeted at areas where it can have the most impact in improving the health and lives of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.Ensuring that research outcomes are disseminated widely through knowledge exchange, and that promising interventions identified by research are implemented and evaluated.Collaborating with Australian educational/training organisations to support the expansion of a professional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health – and health research – workforce.

See on www.lowitja.org.au

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