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Community consultations to develop new Aboriginal health & wellbeing plan for Victoria

The Department of Health and Human Services is running two community consultations to guide the new Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plan for Victoria. 

DHHS is committed to developing a strategic plan in partnership with the Aboriginal community and community sector organisations.  129 more words


Rates of diabetes 'staggering' in First Nations communities

The Canadian Diabetes Association is hoping World Health Day will shine a light on a disease they say has reached “epidemic proportions.”

Not only does Atlantic Canada have among the highest rates of diabetes in the country, but statistics show aboriginal communities are disproportionately affected. 573 more words


NACCHO Newspaper launch April 2016 :Why we need to support Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services


 “Chronic health disease resonates with every Indigenous community and every Indigenous family, where sickness is unfortunately just a way of life. My own childhood was marred by this.  1,127 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Health News : How could Public Health Networks ( PHN's ) improve health care coordination in partnership with Aboriginal communities ?

“This article outlines how PHNs might support health services to systematically and strategically improve their responsiveness to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples within their boundaries according to ten proposals. 3,970 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

Meet The ABORIGINAL Diabetes Study Team

Hi everyone,

We have been really busy over the last few months getting ready to start the study. We have already had a number of people come and see us for their full health assessment here in Adelaide at the SAHMRI Building. 398 more words

Aboriginal Health

For Whom The Bell Tolls

I love Australia but…sometimes I want to throttle someone (maybe the ubiquitous “they”?) for the way we manage to get our priorities ass-up.

Let’s talk about tolls.  560 more words


McMaster Indigenous Health Conference 2016: We Are All Implicated


With the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, and increasing advocacy for the incorporation of indigenous history/knowledge into medical and post-secondary education, it was both topical and imperative for McMaster University to host its first… 937 more words