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NACCHO #HIV News : Treatment as Prevention Roadshow included eight meetings with Aboriginal and Islander Community Controlled Health Services.

” The potential exists for HIV to escalate rapidly in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population – as has been the experience in other Indigenous populations globally. 2,227 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News : $6 Billion dollar funding debate , Hard evidence necessary to lift Indigenous welfare

“Rhetoric about closing the gap and advocacy for various Indigenous programs cannot paper over such a gaping hole in governance. It’s no surprise that public policy debates — not only in Indigenous affairs but also in areas such as health and education — are so impoverished.” 1,354 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO Aboriginal Health : RACGP calls for urgent action to support the health and wellbeing of our youth

 

It is totally unacceptable that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are experiencing the highest rate of youth suicide in the world among young Indigenous men aged 25-29. 482 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO #HearingAwarenessWeek : Two very moving stories from the Aboriginal Hearing Program

” Canberra mother Rebecca Lester, of the Wonnara Nation from the NSW Hunter Valley, has praised Canberra’s Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Services Aboriginal Hearing Program for saving her daughters hearing and supporting her look forward to a productive and promising school career. 1,188 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

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

NACCHO #BlackLivesMatter : WALEED Aly dismay over Australia’s willingness to accept black deaths in custody

“Or maybe they’ve not even committed a crime at all. They’ve just been detained for their own safety. And this is a penalty we’ve administered almost 400 times in the last 25 years.” 522 more words

Indigenous Health

NACCHO Aboriginal Health : The Role of Doctors in Closing the Gap AIDA Policy Statement 2016

“AIDA maintains that Aboriginal Community Controlled health services (ACCHSs) are best placed to deliver this care, and should be adequately resourced with well-trained staff to do so. 2,442 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News