National Talkblack 180619

National Talkblack 180619

On todays National Talkblack via NIRS – NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service we had:

Aaron Smith – Editor – Torres News – Catch Up. Speaking this week about Fred Geila who was in Brisbane for the inaugural climate change week there was a panel for Indigenous leaders and how they are tackling Climate Change. Councillor Geila said Climate change wasn’t a future thing it was impacting them everyday. Apparently his words were affected the people in the room.

Daniel Browning – Aboriginal journalist, radio broadcaster, documentary maker. To celebrate the UNESCO International Year of Indigenous Languages. The launch of Ngar-iny-man Dictionary Launch.

Ngar-iny-man is an Aboriginal language of the Northern Territory. The dictionary is the first in the series of dictionaries published by AIATSIS’s to English. The launch will be followed by the International Year of Indigenous Languages Public Lecture by Daniel Browning.

Dr Ray Mahoey – Senior Research Scientist – CSIRO. The rise of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples taking anti-hyper-tensive medication has increased, indicating a rise in the number of people at risk of cardiovascular disease.

The Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC) and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) have partnered on a mobile health scoping study for the screening and management of cardiovascular disease by developing an app that can be customised for blood pressure monitoring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Controlled Health Organisation (ATSICCHO) sector’s models of care.

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