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NACCHO #HealthElection16 Members news : Congress Alice Springs Ah Chee and Boffa win AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award

This award recognises and acknowledges Professor Boffa and Ms Ah Chee’s unwavering efforts to achieve the best possible health outcomes for Aboriginal people, For almost two decades, they have formed a crucial partnership, working together to implement core services and reform Aboriginal primary health care in the Northern Territory. 356 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO #HealthElection16 : Remote mental health training a good investment in Aboriginal lives

“Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people take their own lives at a rate five times that of other Australians,”

“This is devastating Aboriginal communities and we must do everything in our power to try to save these young lives. 318 more words

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NACCHO #HealthElection16 : Smokes up to $40 a packet - In reality, the policy actually benefits the poor

“Tobacco kills one half of those who smoke long term. If increasing the price stops them from smoking, which it does, then the lives of thousands of Australians will be saved by this increase. 1,709 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Aboriginal #healthElection16 Check : How much sugar is it OK to eat ?

“Consuming too much energy – whether from fat or carbohydrates, including sugar – will make you gain weight. If left unchecked, this excess weight increases… 907 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO #HealthElection16 latest review confirms high rates of diabetes among Aboriginal people

 “The review found that after age-adjustment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are: more than three times as likely as non-Indigenous people to have diabetes; four times as likely to be hospitalised for diabetes as non-Indigenous people; and that diabetes is the second leading underlying cause of death among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people… 346 more words

Aboriginal Male/mens Health

Focus on learning

Getting students to self-regulate and build resilience for learning is a key feature in successful schools. This neat idea shared on the Food Forum recently could be easily adapted for any subject to help students to manage their own development and learning.

NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Human Rights : Apunipima Cape York Health Council submission to enquiry

“Apunipima Cape York Health Council is the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (ACCHO) for Cape York. Cape York has a total of 17 remote communities; Apunipima provides comprehensive primary health care services to 11 communities and advocacy services to all 17. 1,039 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News