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1 Mick Gooda Interview 11/07/08 Edited Transcript Q: The Symposium is really focussing attention on the social determinants of health and the disparity between health outcomes for indigenous and nonindigenous Australians and globally, how important is that in trying to do what the Australian government says it wants to do now with closing the gap? Mick: It s totally important. If you don t understand the disparity, that s the basis of doing something. You always need something to make the move to action, a call to action. The disparity in this case is the real call to action. If we had the same health as non-aboriginal people in this country, there wouldn t be this effort, so highlighting the disparity between Aboriginal and non-aboriginal people is actually very important, as a focus of attention on this issue. What we do with that is a completely different story but it actually is very important that we get the evidence right around the disparity, what we mean by the disparity. I think there needs to be some more work done around the different levels of health within the Aboriginal community - rural, remote, urban, very remote - what are the differences there? So I think once we get a bit more sophisticated and able to articulate those differences, we re able to focus where the effort should be. Q: So it s not just a matter of people who work in health saying; we already knew housing and education impacts on health, there s a much more sophisticated level of research that needs to come out, is that how you see it? Mick: There s a sophisticated level of research about articulating the problem. What I m saying is that the research needs to show the different levels of the problem through different communities within Australia. Like I say; rural, remote, very remote, urban, but also, I think people have understood the connection between the social determinants of health for quite some time in the Aboriginal community. Thirty years ago Aboriginal people started talking about the comprehensive primary health care model. That means health is more than what happens in a doctors surgery. We ve been doing that for 30 years. The rest of the health system s just catching up now, particularly with this epidemic of chronic diseases that s starting to hit this country, because you manage chronic diseases differently to than you do infectious diseases. So our mob, for 30 years have been dealinhg with that. They used to ask the question, "why is a medical service looking at housing issues? Why is it looking at employment issues? Why is it advocating on behalf of someone in the welfare system?" We knew then, all of those issues impact on Aboriginal health, we just didn t know that they were called social determinants of health. 1

2 Q: Is the government getting it? Mick: I think the government talks a lot about it, I think the government makes a lot of noise. I don t know whether they actually understand the implications of it, because if they did, I m sure they d be putting a greater effort into addressing the social determinants. In another sense, we talked about comprehensive primary health care as being another way of addressing it, but I also think, from a government perspective, we ve heard for years about the coordination and cohesion and the harmonising of government, addressing this issue. I just don't see much of the results of that. Q: Did you get a sense of de jevu when the federal minister was talking about using COAG as a vehicle to deliver the new approach to solving the health problem? Mick: Oh look, there s no doubt you ve got to engage with state governments because state governments deliver about 80% of services. The federal government doesn t deliver many services. There are some. I take a bit of heart from the 20/20 Summit this year where we were divided up into 10 groups and the constant thing that came out of the 10 groups was about sorting out this different level of government problem. They talked about the different level of government in school curriculum, in licensing of truck drivers, in regulation of financial management but I think the darkest example of the impasse between commonwealth and state is in health. I don t think I m an unintelligent person but I have a lot of problems trying to understand the financing systems in health between the commonwealth and state. So I think it s a really big issue. I don t know any other forum than COAG that can drive that, so you ve got to engage with what s there. We re entitled to be a bit cynical about government and I guess that s my position at the moment. I hold a lot of hope, but I m a bit cynical at this stage. Q:Trying to rectify things like education, employment and housing are big projects that need a lot of investment and time to roll out, whereas a lot of the health problems that plague Aboriginal communities, the seeds are planted for those bad health outcomes in the very early years of life; do you think that there s another generation where the seeds are being sown for bad health outcomes that are going to be inflicted while we re waiting for those other social determinants to be addressed? Mick: Oh, there s, there s no doubt that s happening as we speak. We know the pre and ante natal contacts of pregnant mums and I don t think we can wait and I take a view that we can t use a social determinants approach to actually slow 2

3 things down. There s a bit of a danger that everyone will wait till everything s ready and then go in and I think the view emerging within the CRC now is that you just do what you can do and if you re a health professional you do that, if you re an educationalist you do that. You start doing it. At least you re making an effort. But you ve got to understand the context in which you re working, and that is; people who are better educated enjoy better health, people who have a higher level of income enjoy a better level of health, but that shouldn t stop you from actually doing what you do. I think sometimes in Aboriginal affairs, we make things too big and people walk away from it and say; "Oh, this is all too big, I don t know where to start." My advice is; just start somewhere, just do something. If it s in health do it, if it s in education do it, and then we will work out how it all comes together. In the end, it's the chicken and the egg situation. We all sit around waiting for someone else to make a move and nothing happens. I think we ve got to be really clear about that when we re promoting the social determinants of health process. Q: People are saying that a really important factor in making big improvements quickly is having a strong Aboriginal work force in the health area; how can we get more doctors, nurses, health professionals and Aboriginal researches in jobs? Mick: Again, you can wait. We did a review of educational training within the CRC. We were on the verge of doing a review of the Aboriginal education system. Now we can t do that, so we looked at what we can do. We talked about systemic approaches that we can take. We know for instance, most CRC s fund PhD scholarships. We know we ve got to create a pathway for our researches thgough Honours, Masters, PhD s. We know we ve got to pay a bit more money for scholarship stipends because most indigenous people undertaking this sort of research and scholarship actually have a lot of commitments so if you re going to give them $20,000 it s not going to work so our average is about $30,000 a year and they re tax free. That s the sort of systemic change you can implement in a small way and by doing that, we ve got other people looking at us saying, "well can we do something different?" We're very serious about the Aboriginal health research workforce because of the education of aboriginal people in this country, we don t have a big resource there. We know we ve got to do things differently to get that through and it s the same with the workforce in doctors and nurses and people who will generally have power in a system. The most powerful people in the health system I think are doctors, whether we like it or not, I think that that s what happens, so how can we get more people into there? How can we get the universities to provide a safe place for our students to go? How can we get the universities to provide an environment where they can be students, where they don t have to carry the weight of the Aboriginal world on their shoulders, which 3

4 we re finding now happens with some of our medical students. They re in a cohort with about 300 students, there might be one or two, three if they re lucky, Aboriginal people in that group. They re expected to have all the answers for Aboriginal health when in fact they re there to learn and we want them to learn. So, the universities have got a role to play here. How do we create these safe environments for our doctors and nurses, the physiotherapists, the pharmacist? It s got to come from our schools of medicine. We re moving down that track. You take Ian Anderson, who s 41. He is the Indigenous medical doctor in Australia. We now have 100 odd Aboriginal doctors with another 100 in the system and that s growing all the time so we re moving down that track and we re giving people the opportunity to be powerful people within the health system. But that doesn t end there.,not everyone s going to be doctors and not everyone s going to be nurses so how do we build the workforce? How do we empower people in remote communities to take some control here as well? And, because the issues facing remote Australia are endemic across Aboriginal and non-aboriginal communities, the inability to attract good quality people to these remote areas is well documented and that s why we probably have the majority of doctors in those areas are people who come from overseas. So, it s a long term process. It starts with education, it starts with the health of an unborn baby in a mother s womb. Is the nutrition of the mum right? Is she smoking? Is she drinking? Is she going to give that child the best chance, when it s born, to actually be able to absorb all this stuff? So it s across the board. I suppose I m being a bit guilty of what I said that I shouldn t do and that s make it too big, but again, it goes back to saying; well, if I do this bit right, I m gonna contribute over here and if the Deans of Medicine do their jobs right in constructing safe places for our students, we re going to actually produce good doctors and eventually they re going to have great health outcomes. We don t want the Deans of Medicine to fix housing up, we just want them to fix, on one hand, more indigenous doctors, on the other hand, non-indigenous doctors who are sensitive to the needs of Aboriginal people, so they contribute that way. They contribute to housing, they contribute to education, they contribute to a whole range of other areas like income but their concentrating on producing good doctors, both Aboriginal and, and non- Aboriginal doctors. I think that s important and again, I go back to that bit that I said before; do what you can do. Q: I m interested in what your view is of the role that Aboriginal controlled medical services have to play and what the government s trying to do with that big political goal they ve got, but don t have the expertise of bringing it about; is this really a job for an enhanced community controlled medical sector? Mick: We ve got to think about aboriginal medical services in a different way. I think we think about Aboriginal medical services being a vehicle for people to 4

5 have a say in the health system. They have a say in the way that organisation specifically delivers services, in an appropriate way and more and more medical services are taking on the role of advocacies within the health system for not only in an Aboriginal health, population health context, but for individuals. For example you ll have medical services representing people to the hospital when they need to go to a hospital, so I think we should think about Aboriginal medical services as a mechanism to engage with the Aboriginal community and that way, all the research in the world shows us, when you get the recipients of a service being involved in the delivery and the design of the service, you re going to end up with a better service, and that applies whether it s aboriginal or non-aboriginal people. So I think we should think about medical services not only performing the needs of a primary health care service, they re actually a mechanism for government to use as an engagement strategy with the wider Aboriginal community and I think that s one of the most important parts because whether Aboriginal medical services like it or not, they re actually part of the system and it s about how they can influence that system from within and from without and I think it s both of those approaches that we ve got to take. But no, they play a very important role and I think if people think they re going to downplay medical services, the role of medical services, I think they re going to be sadly mistaken and won t contribute anything to this debate. END 5

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