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NACCHO Report Alert : $5.9 billion a year Indigenous spending but only 10% evaluated

It’s important to ask the communities involved what needs to be done, rather than just telling them what will happen,

“Then, one simple way of ­addressing (the evaluation) issue is that evaluations should be funded as a part of the programs, to be performed alongside the implementation of the programs. 741 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

TLAP at work in the Community

Leading up to the 2015 Christmas break was a busy time for the TLAP program which has been participating in and supporting important community events and initiatives. 167 more words

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Reclaiming Childbirth: The Inuulitsivik Aboriginal Midwifery Program

Patrick Bidulka, Rosemary Chuang, Ramla Barise, Min Gi Cho, Kedar Mate

Abstract:

The Inuulitsivik Midwifery Program was created in response to the inefficient evacuation policy implemented by the Government of Canada in the 1950s. 263 more words

Maternal Health

NACCHO remains totally opposed to Medicare co-payments of any kind, according to CEO Pat Turner

“NACCHO will fight any proposal to introduce changes or co-payments to Medicare tooth and nail. Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities are the most disadvantaged economically in Australia, and bear the burden of higher levels of chronic health conditions and lower life expectancy.” 913 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO #IndigenousVotes : AMA Indigenous #Healthelection16 platform launched

“Achieving health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is a priority for the Australian Medical Association (AMA).

It is simply not acceptable that in 2016, Australia’s Indigenous people continue to experience poorer health and a significantly lower life expectancy than their non-Indigenous peers. 1,255 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO CEO #HealthElection16 :All political parties should not ignore the real needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

 

“I call on all parties

  • for the freeze on Medicare indexation to be lifted because it impacts negatively on the funding of our Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (ACCHO’s) at the local level; …
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Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

Health Canada program for on-reserve patients adds regulatory hoops

A program designed to tackle mental illnesses imposes longer wait times and more regulatory hoops than would otherwise be required.

Source: Health Canada program for on-reserve patients adds regulatory hoops

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