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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males

Helping Close the Gap: Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men

Andrology Australia’s latest free active learning module (ALM) aims to provide knowledge, skills and communication strategies to assist all health professionals to better engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in the primary health care setting.

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Insights on Australian Indigenous men’s health

A recent research paper assessed young Indigenous Australian men's lifestyle and societal systems that shape their healthy eating and physical activity.

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Testing the testosterone myths

In 'The Healthy Male', Summer 2014: Testosterone gets a lot of attention in the media and in the community these days, and not all of it is good. But how many of us really understand what testosterone is, what it does, and why it’s important?

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Cultural awareness needed to engage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men

Cultural awareness and cultural safety training are vital for non-Indigenous health professionals to effectively deliver services to Indigenous people.

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New book an insight into Indigenous men’s business

A new book reveals a silence around the sexual and reproductive health of Indigenous men.

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New guide gives strategies to engage Indigenous men in health services

Andrology Australia has developed "Engaging Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in primary care settings," a Clinical Summary Guide for health professionals, which details strategies for health services and encourages cultural competency training.

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Indigenous men benefit from “culturally safe” sexual health services

Making medical consultations "culturally safe" could improve conversations about sexual health between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and health professionals.

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Male health DVD broadcast on Rural Health Channel

The Rural Health Channel is currently broadcasting our Men's Health DVD "A lot of Aboriginal men sort of keep it to themselves" in segments.

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What’s it like being a male Aborignal Health Worker?

Mick talks about his work as an Aboriginal Health Worker

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PhD Scholarship in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander male health

PhD scholarship from Andrology Australia to an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student to undertake male health research.

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