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Empowering Strong Families - 4077



The aim of this project is to grow a smoke-free story in the Inala community of Queensland. The project will adopt a holistic approach to smoking cessation and prevention of uptake during pregnancy for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people. Specifically, the project will target pregnant women aged 14-30 attending the South Queensland Centre of Excellence in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (CoE) and their partners or key family members.

The project aims to:

The overarching research question of the project is to determine if a holistic and ecological approach to reducing barriers to smoking behavioural change decreases the rate of smoking amongst young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women.

This program is funded by the Department of Health, as part of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking (TIS) Innovation Grants, and run by the CoE.

Abstract adapted from the Department of Health


Southern Queensland Centre of Excellence, Inala
37 Wirraway Parade
Inala Qld 4077
Ph: (07) 3101 4222


Last updated: 1 March 2018
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