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NACCHO Health News: AMA speech "Social Determinants and Aboriginal Health"

Investment in local health services is a must. Delivery of appropriate health services, particularly through Aboriginal community controlled health services, must be culturally safe, and delivered in the right locations by the right people. 2,742 more words

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NACCHO #SOSblakAustralia 6 article UPDATE: Stop the forced closure of Aboriginal Communities

 

“The Western Australian Government has a long history of neglect of the Homelands, refusing to do their bit for them in terms of social health. They refused again and again to improve, upgrade electricity and power transmissions, to ensure clean water supplies, to ensure repairs and upgrades to water tanks – this has gone on for decades but particularly so in the last decade… 5,574 more words

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NACCHO Health News: Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children thru Aboriginal Medical Services

Indigenous children will benefit from the Federal Government’s free flu vaccine program for the first time this year as authorities brace for a virulent strain of flu heading for Australia. 697 more words

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NACCHO media: Aboriginal health to benefit from NACCHO "KUMMUNDOO" partnership with RAAF

In an effort to bolster activities to close the gap in Aboriginal health, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) health professionals will be working in Aboriginal-run health services across Australia under an agreement announced today at a NACCHO Parliamentary breakfast in Canberra… 1,719 more words

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NACCHO Member News: Federal investment in FNQ Indigenous health misleading taxpayers says members

“The reality is that there is no new money, taxpayers are not paying more, what was announced was a roll up of the amount of funding going to Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations over the next three years.” 371 more words

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NACCHO Media Release: Aboriginal people to benefit from funding security for Aboriginal health services

The peak Aboriginal health body today welcomed the announcement by the Federal Government of three-year funding agreements for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) Chairperson Matthew Cooke said the new agreements meant that crucial primary health care services would be sustained and that Aboriginal health services could now provide job security to their doctors, nurses and health workers who have the important role of improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal Australian. 251 more words

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Senate committee told to reject GP co-pay and invest in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

A peak Aboriginal health body has told a Senate committee that the proposed GP co-payment and changes to the PBS would discourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients seeking preventative health care and impact on efforts to close the gap in Aboriginal life expectancy. 317 more words

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