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NACCHO #SNAICC News : It is the responsibility of the Government to not widen the extreme gap in disadvantage Aboriginal children

” I urge the Senate Committee – and all Senators – to think through the realities of how this package would work in very diverse communities across Australia, and particularly how it would meet the developmental needs of the children that require our support most. 575 more words

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NACCHO #fightstroke Aboriginal Health News : New smartphone APP to treat atrial fibrillation and prevent strokes."

“A lot of the time, you’ll get a machine that has a lot of connections and you’re there for about 10 to 15 minutes setting up, whereas the iECG is in a comfortable position in your hands and it’s just two fingers on the back of a probe on the back on a phone,” he said. 745 more words

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NACCHO #AIHW Aboriginal Health Report released : Significantly higher disease burden for Indigenous Australians—but improvements made

” While the gap in disease burden between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians remains significant, the report shows some improvements among the Indigenous population in recent years. 1,364 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News : Save $745 million a year by eliminating Indigenous health gap in the NT

” The total costs resulting from Indigenous health inequality in the NT during 2009–2013 were estimated to be about $16.7 billion, equivalent to nearly one-fifth of the NT gross state product (GSP) for this period ( 1,724 more words

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Canadian First Nations women face 87% lifetime risk of diabetes, study warns

Canadian First Nations people face a far higher lifetime risk of diabetes than non-aboriginals, a study published today shows.

For women, the lifetime risk of diabetes was 46 per cent for non-aboriginal women and over 87 per cent for aboriginal women. 352 more words


A Call to Action: Improve Indigenous Health

Alain Beaudet shares an excerpt of his speech, given at last week’s annual Forum of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, which outlines research priorities for indigenous health. 761 more words

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NACCHO #PHAACDN2016 Aboriginal Health : Protection, promotion, prevention - to improve our health

“Australia needs evidence based public health policies supported by appropriate investment to improve our nation’s health.

Chronic conditions are on the rise with 422 million adults worldwide living with diabetes with 90% classified as type II diabetes. 456 more words

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