In order to see improvements in Indigenous health, we must improve Indigenous housing and that can only be done with Indigenous involvement and leadership.
The recommendation of the recent Senate report to re-establish the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing is to be applauded.
More importantly, it should be implemented as a matter of urgency.
As an ophthalmologist, I have long worked on trachoma, the blinding eye disease spread repeatedly between young children which causes scarring in the eyes, leading to blindness in adults.
Trachoma, sometimes called “Sandy…