“The report highlights that the complexities of Indigenous affairs are not intractable, there is a clear way forward for Indigenous rights and the solutions lie with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people ourselves, and not with policy and funding structured around the whim of a minister or life of a government,” … 804 more words
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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : From #WCPH2017 an international spotlight on #Indigenous public health equity
” The Indigenous Working Group will provide an opportunity to bring to the global public health and civil society arena a visible and prominent Indigenous voice that privileges an Indigenous world view and narrative. 996 more words
Aboriginal Health and #Justjustice : @UNHumanrights finds Australia’s Aboriginal peoples face “tsunami” of imprisonment.
“It is alarming that, while the country has adopted numerous policies to address the socio-economic disadvantage of Aboriginal peoples and those from the Torres Strait Islands, it has failed to respect their rights to self-determination and to full and effective participation in society. 875 more words
Aboriginal Health #WCPH2017 #WorldActivityDay : Snapshot report physical activity programs for Aboriginal people in Australia
” This is important as sharing information about program practice is an important part of effective health promotion and can serve to guide future initiatives. 628 more words
NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #Nutrition : FYI delegates #WCPH2017 Aboriginal traditional foods key role in protecting against #chronicdisease
“We have long understood that native animal and plant foods are highly nutritious.
There is no evidence that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people had diabetes or cardiovascular disease whilst maintaining a diet of traditional foods, and it has been shown that reverting to a traditional diet can improve health. 4,662 more words
NACCHO Alert : #Indigenous Health to be major feature opening day of #WCPH2017 World Congress on Public Health Program
Day 1 : Self-governance and health for Indigenous peoples of Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the USA
“While the Indigenous cultures in the four countries are different in some obvious and critical ways, they also share key commonalities in their colonial heritages and challenges in addressing development needs. 1,241 more words
Aboriginal Health " managing two worlds " : How Katherine Hospital, once Australia's worst for Indigenous health, became one of the best
” Katherine Hospital in the Northern Territory has gone from one of the worst facilities in the country when it comes to Indigenous health care to one of the best. 1,873 more words