Healthy Minds – Healthy Lives
The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health at UWA brings together the University’s expertise, programs and resources in a strong collaborative partnership focused on a central theme for Aboriginal people and communities - Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives. The Centre aims to drive a transformative intergenerational Aboriginal health research agenda, which delivers tangible, measurable health outcomes and services directly to Aboriginal people and communities.
The establishment of the Poche Centre at UWA is made possible by an extraordinarily generous gift by leading Australian health philanthropist Greg Poche AO and his wife, Kaye van Norton Poche, and the dedicated work of Mr Reg Richardson AM. UWA’s Poche Centre joins a family of Poche Centres at the University of Sydney, Flinders University (Adelaide and Alice Springs) and the University of Melbourne.
Healthy Minds, Healthy Lives has three key focus areas: