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QIMR Berghofer is acknowledging the significant health disparity between Indigenous Australians and non-Indigenous Australians, by conducting research in priority areas with the aim of reducing the burden of illness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
37 % of QIMR Berghofer research is dedicated to diseases that have a higher incidence in Indigenous Australians.
QIMR Berghofer’s Indigenous health research program is focused on ensuring that research activities with implications for Indigenous health are sustainable, consultative, and translational. Overall, the aim is to deliver research outcomes that translate to improvement in the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians.
The program aims to demonstrate leadership and collaboration in the area of Indigenous health research through activities that: