The Ada Wilmadda Parry Aboriginal Health Scholarship provides $5,000 for up to two GP registrars who demonstrate a strong interest in improving Indigenous health, and improving cultural and linguistic understanding between Aboriginal patients and general practitioners. This is a self-nominated award.
About Ada Wilmadda Parry
Ada Wilmadda Parry was one of the first Cultural Educators in the Northern Territory ( NT). Ada has been a Cultural Educator for more than 30 years. Ada advocates the importance of cultural training for general practitioners who work in the NT, and is motivated to ensure Indigenous families do not have to struggle to be understood culturally and linguistically by medical practitioners.