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NACCHO NEWSPAPER : Questions arise for the role of Aboriginal Health Workers and Community consultation

  

“As an Aboriginal Educator working in health, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked to create a contacts/links/services/etc. list for mainstream professionals working with Aboriginal Community. 1,555 more words

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NACCHO begins production “Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands “a 20 episode video series

 

Work has begun in June on “Aboriginal health in Aboriginal hands for health futures “a 20 episode series that will highlight how investing in Aboriginal community controlled health will lead to generational change and Close the Gap. 318 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Sticking to Treatment - turning experience into a tool to get the message to others

Sticking to Treatment – young Australian turns his rheumatic heart disease experience into a tool to get the message to others

 Usually found only in less developed countries, rheumatic fever incidence and rhematic heart disease prevalence in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of Northern and Central Australia are some of the highest in the world.  517 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health: Bad news: negative Indigenous health coverage reinforces stigma

We found that overwhelmingly, the articles were negative in their portrayal of Aboriginal health, with 15% of the coverage positive and 11% neutral.

The most common negative topics were alcohol, child abuse, petrol sniffing, violence, suicide, deaths in custody and crime. 1,141 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News : New web portal to tackle WA Aboriginal maternal smoking

Edith Cowan University’s Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet in partnership with the Aboriginal Maternity Services Support Unit (AMSSU) from Women and Newborn Health Service, and the Collaboration for Evidence, Research and Impact in Public Health (CERIPH) at Curtin University, have today launched a new portal to address Aboriginal maternal smoking issues in WA. 265 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Child doctors improve Indigenous health where governments have failed

Rhonda-Lee Lardner, 8, is learning about hygiene, traditional and bush medicine as part of the Dhalayi doctor program at St Joseph’s Primary School in Kempsey. 708 more words

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NACCHO Health News: Download Inquiry report into the harmful use of Alcohol in ATSI communities June 2015

The consumption of alcohol at high risk levels is a national issue, however, the focus of this inquiry is the harmful use of alcohol in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. 651 more words

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