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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News : National Award in Indigenous Health Ethics goes to SA

“Research into health and wellbeing needs to be driven by and involve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and provide a tangible benefit back to community and to develop an understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resilience, diversity and community needs.” 472 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

Rickets problem - YouTube

Rickets in Canada points to public health problem: Why a century-old, preventable illness, still lingers.

Rickets problem – YouTube.

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Bringing Birth Home: An Analysis of Inuit Birthing Practices and Policies

Bringing Birth Home: An Analysis of Inuit Birthing Practices and Policies

Talia Bronstein

Inuit birthing practices changed dramatically following first contact with European colonialists in the 16th century.

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Not easy to be a healthy Aboriginal

It’s my second year in several remote communities of the Australian Red Centre and I am more and more concerned about the health of our First Australians. 570 more words

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NACCHO Health News : Indigenous children now able to access free flu vaccine in Australia.

“For the first time, Indigenous children are able to access free flu vaccine in Australia

This is important because Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children are… 1,032 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

3 weeks in the Northern Territory: Emily Higham on what she learnt from the people of Aputula

While one would have to live under a rug to remain oblivious of the ‘gap’ in health standards between Indigenous Australians and the remaining population, three weeks in the central desert area with John Flynn Placement Program this summer certainly gave greater depth to my understanding of the physical, economic, political and cultural boundaries Indigenous Australians face. 1,202 more words

NACCHO Health News: AMA speech "Social Determinants and Aboriginal Health"

Investment in local health services is a must. Delivery of appropriate health services, particularly through Aboriginal community controlled health services, must be culturally safe, and delivered in the right locations by the right people. 2,742 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News