Vanessa Johnston

Summary

Affiliation: Menzies School of Health Research
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What works in Indigenous tobacco control? The perceptions of remote Indigenous community members and health staff
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Health Promot J Austr 21:45-50. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Reducing smoking among indigenous populations: new evidence from a review of trials
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1329-38. 2013
  3. pmc Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811 Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:963. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Incentives for preventing smoking in children and adolescents
    Vanessa Johnston
    Preventable Chronic Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008645. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The health of newly arrived refugees to the Top End of Australia: results of a clinical audit at the Darwin Refugee Health Service
    Vanessa Johnston
    Charles Darwin University and Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:242-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Smoking behaviours in a remote Australian Indigenous community: the influence of family and other factors
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advances Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:1708-16. 2008
  7. pmc The study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a family-centred tobacco control program about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin 0810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:114. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Joining the dots: The links between education and health and implications for indigenous children
    Vanessa Johnston
    Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:692-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Australian asylum policies: have they violated the right to health of asylum seekers?
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:40-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Lessons for Aboriginal tobacco control in remote communities: an evaluation of the Northern Territory 'Tobacco Project'
    David Thomas
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:45-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint What works in Indigenous tobacco control? The perceptions of remote Indigenous community members and health staff
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Health Promot J Austr 21:45-50. 2010
    ..To explore the perceptions of remote Indigenous community members and health staff regarding the acceptability and effectiveness of different tobacco control health promotion interventions...
  2. doi request reprint Reducing smoking among indigenous populations: new evidence from a review of trials
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1329-38. 2013
    ..Previous reviews have concluded that to be effective, evidence-based tobacco control interventions should be culturally adapted to indigenous populations. We undertook a systematic review to critically examine this hitherto conclusion...
  3. pmc Starting to smoke: a qualitative study of the experiences of Australian indigenous youth
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, Northern Territory 0811 Australia
    BMC Public Health 12:963. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore the determinants of smoking among Australian Indigenous young people with a particular emphasis on the social and cultural processes that underlie tobacco use patterns among this group...
  4. doi request reprint Incentives for preventing smoking in children and adolescents
    Vanessa Johnston
    Preventable Chronic Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008645. 2012
    ..One novel approach to reducing the prevalence of youth smoking is the use of incentives...
  5. doi request reprint The health of newly arrived refugees to the Top End of Australia: results of a clinical audit at the Darwin Refugee Health Service
    Vanessa Johnston
    Charles Darwin University and Northern Territory Centre for Disease Control, Casuarina, NT 0811, Australia
    Aust J Prim Health 18:242-7. 2012
    ..Our results also highlight the ongoing need for advocacy to address service constraints such as limited public dental access for this population...
  6. doi request reprint Smoking behaviours in a remote Australian Indigenous community: the influence of family and other factors
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advances Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory, Australia
    Soc Sci Med 67:1708-16. 2008
    ..Specifically, this research supports the development of family-centred tobacco control interventions alongside wider policy initiatives to counter the normalisation of smoking and assist individuals to quit...
  7. pmc The study protocol for a randomized controlled trial of a family-centred tobacco control program about environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) to reduce respiratory illness in Indigenous infants
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Building 58, Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin 0810, Australia
    BMC Public Health 10:114. 2010
    ..For the purpose of this paper 'Indigenous' refers to Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples when referring to Australian Indigenous populations. In New Zealand, the term 'Indigenous' refers to Māori...
  8. doi request reprint Joining the dots: The links between education and health and implications for indigenous children
    Vanessa Johnston
    Charles Darwin University, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia
    J Paediatr Child Health 45:692-7. 2009
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  9. doi request reprint Australian asylum policies: have they violated the right to health of asylum seekers?
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:40-6. 2009
    ..The objective of this paper is to critically examine these issues and assess the implications for public health practice...
  10. doi request reprint Lessons for Aboriginal tobacco control in remote communities: an evaluation of the Northern Territory 'Tobacco Project'
    David Thomas
    Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 34:45-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate a Northern Territory (NT) government-led pilot 'Tobacco Project' in six remote communities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking and smoking in the household during pregnancy and postpartum: findings from an Indigenous cohort in the Northern Territory
    Vanessa Johnston
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT vanessa johnstonATmenzies edu au
    Med J Aust 194:556-9. 2011
    ..To describe the trends in maternal smoking and smoking in the household for a cohort of Indigenous women followed from late pregnancy to 7 months postpartum...
  12. doi request reprint Wholesale data for surveillance of Australian Aboriginal tobacco consumption in the Northern Territory
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina NT 0811, Darwin, Australia
    Tob Control 20:291-5. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Monitoring local trends in Indigenous tobacco consumption
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research and Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Northern Territory
    Aust N Z J Public Health 33:64-6. 2009
    ..To compare two methods of monitoring tobacco consumption in remote Indigenous communities...
  14. doi request reprint Impact and perceptions of tobacco tax increase in remote Australian aboriginal communities
    David P Thomas
    Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Nicotine Tob Res 15:1099-106. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the impact of a 25% tax excise rise on tobacco sales in Aboriginal communities in remote Australia and to explore local perceptions about tobacco tax rises and their impact...