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ADA NSW celebrates NAIDOC Week


4 - 11 July 2021

ADA NSW celebrates NAIDOC Week in recognition of the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This year's theme is Healing Country - embracing First Nation’s cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia's national heritage.

Get involved by taking part in community celebrations, learning more about out Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and sharing your support.

Visit: www.naidoc.org.au for more information.

ADA NSW Library Recommended Reading

Learn more about the Aboriginal perspective and how we can contribute to Heal Country this NAIDOC Week.

Recommended Reading 1

A graduate oral health therapist program to support dental service delivery and oral health promotion in Aboriginal communities in New South Wales, Australia by John C. Skinner et al. Rural and Remote Health 2021; 21(5789): 1-9 DOI: https://doi.org/10.22605/RRH5789

Recommended Reading 2

Carious lesions in permanent dentitions are reduced in remote Indigenous Australian children taking part in a non-randomised preventive trial by Ratilal Lalloo et al. PLoS ONE  2021; 16(1): e0244927 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0244927

Recommended Reading 3

"Got to build that trust": the perspectives and experiences of Aboriginal health staff on maternal oral health by Ariana C. Kong et al. International Journal for Equity in Health 2020; 19(187): 1-12  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-020-01301-5

IDAA President Dr Gari Watson in July NSW Dentist

President of the Indigenous Dentists' Association of Australia (IDAA) Dr Gari Watson shares his personal story and knowledge for dental practitioners. Click here to read.

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