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NACCHO Aboriginal health and nutrition : Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food to partner with our Apunipima Cape York Health Council

A culinary classroom on wheels run by Jamie’s Ministry of Food will visit the remote Aboriginal community of Mossman Gorge in north Queensland this June to deliver a five-week, hands-on cooking program to interested locals. 878 more words

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WiSE Research and Close the Gap today launched the report “Gender Equality Pays The economic case for addressing women’s labour market inequality”

The report, authored by the WiSE Research Centre, finds that gender equality continues to be of key economic importance to the Scottish business sector, particularly given the structural changes in Scotland’s labour market brought about by the recent recession.  43 more words


NACCHO #HealthElection16 Aboriginal – Māori: how Indigenous health suffers on both sides of the ditch

“Indigenous people in Australia and New Zealand, despite the distance separating them and varying histories, have one disturbing issue in common: poor health. A landmark comprehensive report published today in medical journal The Lancet has highlighted that this commonality is shared among 23 countries and 154 million Indigenous and tribal people around the world. 1,146 more words

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NACCHO #HealthElection16 : ACCHO'S Driving positive change: AIHW Report Chronic disease among Aboriginal peoples

How one Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation is driving positive change : 

Renee Blackman is a proud Gubbi Gubbi woman from the Sunshine Coast. She is a registered nurse and former Aboriginal health worker. 1,155 more words

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NACCHO GR8 4 Life’ (Great for Life) workshops : Community education combatting social issues.

“Community health issues uncovered after dozens of arrests during a major police operation targeting drug trafficking in the south-west Queensland town of Cunnamulla has prompted a local Aboriginal healthcare provider to develop and deliver a free social education program.” 483 more words

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NACCHO Deadly Member News: Aboriginal health was the winner in Casino

” The 1 Deadly Step program was developed in partnership by the NSW Healths, Agency for Clinical Innovation and the Country Rugby League to increase awareness of chronic diseases in Aboriginal communities, promote prevention and management, early detection of chronic disease, timely referrals to specialist services, and improve follow up care for chronic disease. 440 more words

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NACCHO Affiliate News : Empowering mural celebrates Victorian Aboriginal community controlled health milestone

“I believe the mural and its imagery is a beautiful representation and demonstration of VACCHO’s road from our past and our directions going into the future,” 379 more words

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