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NACCHO #healthelection16 : Client contacts at Aboriginal health organisations continue to increase

Australian Government-funded primary health care organisations saw around 435,000 individual clients through over 3.5 million episodes of care, an average of 8.2 episodes of care per client, in 2014-15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 749 more words

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NACCHO #healthbudget16 : The power of Aboriginal community controlled services for Indigenous health

 

“Aboriginal community controlled health services (ACCHSs) deliver a much wider impact than is usually understood even by their supporters, according to an evidence review conducted by the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of New South Wales. 1,167 more words

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NACCHO #Healthelection16 #Aboriginal #health : Nash launches New anti-smoking campaign aims to Close the Gap

“The Don’t Make Smokes Your Story featured new advertising materials that focus on the values within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, such as the health and wellbeing of their families. 780 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal health and nutrition : Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food to partner with our Apunipima Cape York Health Council

A culinary classroom on wheels run by Jamie’s Ministry of Food will visit the remote Aboriginal community of Mossman Gorge in north Queensland this June to deliver a five-week, hands-on cooking program to interested locals. 878 more words

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NACCHO Appoints new CEO

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) today announced the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer, Patricia Turner.

NACCHO Chairperson, Matthew Cooke welcomed Ms Turner and said he looked forward to working with her to build on NACCHO’s successes and continue work to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia. 302 more words

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NACCHO #HealthElection16 Aboriginal – Māori: how Indigenous health suffers on both sides of the ditch

“Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand, despite the distance separating them and varying histories, have one disturbing issue in common: poor health. A landmark comprehensive report published today in medical journal The Lancet has highlighted that this commonality is shared among 23 countries and 154 million Indigenous and tribal people around the world. 1,146 more words

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NACCHO #HealthElection16 : ACCHO'S Driving positive change: AIHW Report Chronic disease among Aboriginal peoples

How one Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation is driving positive change : 

Renee Blackman is a proud Gubbi Gubbi woman from the Sunshine Coast. She is a registered nurse and former Aboriginal health worker. 1,155 more words

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