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Upstream or Downstream?

When I first looked at a map of Alice Springs, the ephemeral Todd River was marked as a deceptive blue snake, winding it’s way through the centre of town. 1,024 more words

NACCHO Health News: AMA speech "Social Determinants and Aboriginal Health"

Investment in local health services is a must. Delivery of appropriate health services, particularly through Aboriginal community controlled health services, must be culturally safe, and delivered in the right locations by the right people. 2,742 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO $ funding update : #IAS Indigenous Advancement Strategy funding list revealed

“Large sporting umbrella bodies including Swimming Australia, Athletics Australia, the Australian Rugby Union and the Australian Football League have all received indigenous funds. A host of universities around the nation are also on the list. 485 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO $ Funding updates : Senate inquiry to target contentious IAS Indigenous funding strategy

It appeared the funding round had preferenced non-Aboriginal health providers over Aboriginal medical services. She said the latter had proven they could provide culturally-appropriate community-focused health programs, which had been successful in delivering on Close the Gap outcomes… 2,288 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

NACCHO Close the Gap Day: NACCHO members making biggest inroads against CLOSE THE GAP targets says chair

Close the gap is about generational change and there are no quick fixes. Real gains, although small, are already being made in life expectancy and other key areas like maternal and child health. 1,356 more words

Members NEWS

NACCHO media: Aboriginal health to benefit from NACCHO "KUMMUNDOO" partnership with RAAF

In an effort to bolster activities to close the gap in Aboriginal health, Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) health professionals will be working in Aboriginal-run health services across Australia under an agreement announced today at a NACCHO Parliamentary breakfast in Canberra… 1,719 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

A medical student's reflections on 'Closing the Gap'

Alice Springs, March 2015

*names and any identifying features have been changed to protect patient privacy and confidentiality

Alice Springs Hospital sits on Gap Road. The irony is not lost on me. 964 more words