Kimberley Aboriginal Services Council Inc Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services Council Research

Completed Projects

Below are links to the information pages on completed KAMS and RCSWA research projects.

Aboriginal health research in the Kimberley
  • An exploration of perceptions, attitudes and concerns of stakeholders
  • Aged Care
  • Models of care to address unmet needs for older Indigenous people with dementia, their families & communities in remote northern Australia
  • Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment tool (KICA)
  • Grey Nomads: Health and Health Preparation of Older Travellers in Remote Australia
  • Diabetes
  • Using HbA1c to simplify diabetes screening in remote Aboriginal communities
  • Improving diabetes care and patient outcomes in Kimberley ACCHSs
  • Quality indicators of diabetes care at DAHS: 1999-2009
  • Blood from a Finger-prick is OK to Test for Diabetes
  • Ear Health
  • The NACCHO Ear Trial
  • Eye Health
  • The Kimberley Eye Health Study
  • Sustained Retinal Screening Program
  • Heart Disease
  • Getting Every Child's Heart OK (gECHO) Study
  • Rheumatic Fever Follow-Up Study - RhFFUS
  • Kidney Disease
  • Peritoneal Dialysis Outcomes of Remote Kimberley origin Aboriginal Patients 2003-2010
  • Haemodialysis Outcomes of Remote Kimberley origin Aboriginal Patients 2003-2007
  • Audit of Kimberley Aboriginal Patients with Proteinuria, Chronic Kidney Disease and End Stage Kidney Disease
  • Nutrition
  • Early Childhood Nutrition and Anaemia Prevention Project: Tjiitji Marrka Manguwa (TMM)
  • Folate intake and blood folate levels in the Western Australian Aboriginal Population
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Family Planning in the Western Desert
  • Smoking / Respiratory Disease
  • Be Our Ally Beat Smoking (BOABS) Study
  • Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease (BOLD)
  • Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B infections in vaccinated Kimberley Aboriginal people
  • Workforce Needs
  • Medical Workforce Needs and Distribution in the Kimberley


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