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Partnership for Justice in Health: Scoping Paper on Race, Racism and the Australian Health System – Discussion Paper
This discussion paper was first prepared as a scoping paper designed to assist the Partnership for Justice in Health consider what is offered by existing scholarship about race and racism in the health system, and in particular, to identify a research approach to support the Australian Government’s National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan’s (NATSIHP) vision of ‘a health system free of racism’.