Currently, only 0.3% of Australia's health workforce identifies as Indigenous, as this under represetation has a number of major implications for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders accessing healthcare services.
House Call Doctor, an after hours GP service is hoping to help address this imbalance, and shed some light on this important community health topic. To achieve greater awareness, they are offering a $10,000 Futures in Health Scholarship to Indigenous students completing a tertiary course in health or medicine.
The Futures in Health Scholarship also has the support of one of Australia’s first Indigenous doctors, Dr Mark Wenitong.
House Call Doctor are receiving applications via:
Applications close on the 15th of December 2017.