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NACCHO Health News Alert : Download AIHW report 25 Years of Health Expenditure

To better understand the long-term trends in health expenditure in Australia, this report presents data for the 25 years from 1989-90 to 2013-14, describes some of the key trends and explores the relationships between health expenditure and its drivers. 289 more words

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NACCHO Pre-Budget alert :RACGP pre-budget submission urges lift of Medicare rebate freeze

 

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) has increased pressure on the Federal Government to lift the freeze on patient Medicare rebates in the next Federal Budget. 278 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News: Two energy drinks a day could send you to a hospital bay

A new University of Adelaide study has found that drinking more than two energy drinks per day is associated with adverse heart reactions, including a fast heartbeat, heart palpitations and chest pain. 401 more words

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NACCHO Good News Story :Indigenous paramedic science student is wanted worldwide.

Indigenous student Josh Harmer is becoming one of the nation’s most sought-after paramedic science undergraduates, yet he was once a victim of racist and homophobic bullying and was told to drop out of high school. 894 more words

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NACCHO Resources Alert :'Check Today, See Tomorrow' resources aim to help reduce the incidence of preventable blindness in Aboriginal people

‘Check Today, See Tomorrow’ Resources

Diabetes Eye Care

Diabetes along with cataract, refractive error and trachoma accounts for 94% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people vision loss and represents up to 11% of the health gap. 673 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Newspaper April 2016 edition : Advertising and Editorial opportunites

“Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Close the Gap Campaign for the governments of Australia to commit to achieving equality  for Indigenous people in the areas of health and  life expectancy within 25 years.” 356 more words

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NACCHO News Alerts : ATSIC is gone for good, Nigel Scullion tells Noel Pearson

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has rejected Noel Pearson’s push to replace a dedicated minister and department with an Aboriginal-led institution, saying the Turnbull government would not return to a body such as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait ­Islander Commission. 1,324 more words

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