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NACCHO Tackling Indigenous Smoking NEWS : DOH tender for National Best Practice Unit for TIS

Tobacco smoking is the most preventable cause of ill health and early death among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is responsible for around one in five deaths,” … 585 more words

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NACCHO NEWS ALERT : Aboriginal people are disproportionately affected by hepatitis. We know why

“When we talk about closing the gap, we often talk about very siloed ideas of what that means: there’s over-incarceration, the health gap and the education gap, for example. 1,202 more words

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NACCHO Conference NEWS: Challenges in managing heart and diabetes in Indigenous Primary Health Care

Challenges in managing heart and diabetes in Primary Health Care’

Baker IDI Educational Symposium 2015, Alice Springs Convention Centre

 

This educational symposium is designed for health professionals who are working with the impact of chronic diseases in Indigenous communities, in particular cardiovascular disease and its complications. 124 more words

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NACCHO NEWS ALERT: Healthy welfare’ card gets go-ahead to stem "rivers of grog"

The welfare card has a single goal, and that is to reduce that welfare-fuelled alcohol abuse, I’m confident that it will, but we are obviously trialling it to properly assess it before proceeding further. 939 more words

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NACCHO News : Health and Wellbeing Coordinator, Oxfam Australia, Aboriginal Peoples Program (ATSIPP)

Health & Wellbeing Coordinator, Oxfam Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Program (ATSIPP)

Leading an Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander People Health and Wellbeing program with various partners and ensuring a strong link to campaign work such as Close the Gap (Indigenous health) and Change the Record (Indigenous incarceration). 561 more words

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NACCHO Health News :Queensland Govt. $200 million "Making Tracks" focussed on closing the Indigenous health gap

“We are pleased to see the emphasis placed on improved care across the health continuum,” .

Greater emphasis on health promotion and early intervention is critical in reducing the burden of disease on our people. 706 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health : Child doctors improve Indigenous health where governments have failed

Rhonda-Lee Lardner, 8, is learning about hygiene, traditional and bush medicine as part of the Dhalayi doctor program at St Joseph’s Primary School in Kempsey. 708 more words

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