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SISTAQUIT seeking EOIs from AMSs to be involved in tobacco cessation project

Date posted: 5 September 2017

The SISTAQUIT (Supporting Indigenous Smokers to Assist Quitting) project aims to improve the provision of culturally appropriate, evidence-based smoking cessation care to pregnant Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women at Aboriginal Medical Services. The project is an initiative of the University of Newcastle.

A pilot project was rolled out in New South Wales, South Australia, and Queensland in six Aboriginal Medical Services to test feasibility and acceptability, and the project is now ready to scientifically test how effective the SISTAQUIT health provider webinar training is through a randomised controlled trial (RCT).

SISTAQUIT is seeking the partnership of Aboriginal Medical Services across the country to work with the project to conduct the RCT. The RCT aims to test normal care vs the effectiveness of the webinar training to:

To be involved in the project, your Aboriginal Medical Service must:

If your Aboriginal Medical Service would like to be involved in the project, please refer to the contact details below to get in touch with the project team.

Source: University of Newcastle


Associate Professor
Dr Gillian Gould

Aboriginal Research Assistant and Cultural Liaison
Joley Manton


Last updated: 11 September 2017
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