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NACCHO Aboriginal Health #HearingAwarenessWeek : Importance of ear health for our mob

Hearing awareness week is a good time to reflect on the impact of poor hearing. Unfortunately we get so involved in social outcomes; we are often bombarded with information and misinformation. 1,053 more words

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NACCHO #HIV News : Treatment as Prevention Roadshow included eight meetings with Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Services.

” The potential exists for HIV to escalate rapidly in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population – as has been the experience in other Indigenous populations globally. 2,227 more words

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NACCHO Report Alert : $5.9 billion a year Indigenous spending but only 10% evaluated

It’s important to ask the communities involved what needs to be done, rather than just telling them what will happen,

“Then, one simple way of ­addressing (the evaluation) issue is that evaluations should be funded as a part of the programs, to be performed alongside the implementation of the programs. 741 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : The Role of Doctors in Closing the Gap AIDA Policy Statement 2016

“AIDA maintains that Aboriginal Community Controlled health services (ACCHSs) are best placed to deliver this care, and should be adequately resourced with well-trained staff to do so. 2,442 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health #SDoH News: Delivering better health is about more than healthcare

” The social determinants of health include the obvious physical things such as clean water and air, healthy workplaces, adequate housing, transportation services and safe communities. 880 more words

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NACCHO AMA Presidents speech #NPC National Press Club : Health – the best investment that a nation can make

 “Achieving health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a key priority for the AMA. It is something that I am passionate about. 4,181 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Obesity : Should Doctors be taught how to discuss their patients' excess weight ?

” Being overweight or obese increases the risk of a range of health conditions, including coronary heart disease, Type 2 diabetes, some cancers, respiratory and joint problems, sleep disorders and social problems. 1,863 more words

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