Co-Designing a Birthing on Country model for First Peoples Health and Wellbeing in Naarm

  • Skouteris, Helen (Primary Chief Investigator (PCI))
  • O'Connor, Mandy (Chief Investigator (CI))
  • Taylor, Mrs Karinda (Associate Investigator (AI))
  • Howard , Ms Isabelle (Associate Investigator (AI))
  • Hunter, Sue-Anne (Associate Investigator (AI))

Project: Research

Project Details

Project Description

Birthing on Country is an international movement to return the control of maternity services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities so that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander babies have the best start to life. Advancing an Aboriginal research agenda that centres Aboriginal self-determination and sovereignty, this research project aims to co- design a Birthing on Country model of care for implementation at an Aboriginal Community- Controlled Health Organisation in urban Naarm - First Peoples Health and Wellbeing (FPHW) in Frankston.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date19/06/2328/02/25

Funding

  • Access Services for Koories Ltd (trading as First People’s Health and Wellbeing): A$161,500.00

Keywords

  • self-determination
  • maternal and child health