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NACCHO Aboriginal Eye Health : Annual update -The Roadmap to Indigenous eye health is closing the gap

 ” Eye health and good vision is an important issue for everyone, but particularly for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

It accounts for a significant proportion of the health gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. 585 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and #Healthcarehome : Live webinar 17 Nov : Becoming a Health Care Home

General practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in selected regions around Australia can now apply for stage one of Health Care Homes ( see 10 Regions below) … 360 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Plan #NATSIHP : New advisory group established to assist with implementation plan

 “ The acknowledgement of racism as a critical component for health in the National Health Plan was a huge step forward and  I’m delighted the Implementation Plan had sown seeds to tackle social and cultural determinants of health , which contributed to 31 per cent of the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians… 467 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health #healthcarehomes Tender closes 15 December : $100m to support the rollout of stage one

 ” Health Care Homes is a major reform of primary health care and aims to reshape the management of chronic and complex conditions by placing patients at the centre of care with general practice and Aboriginal community controlled health services (ACCHS). 620 more words

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The #NACCHOagm2016 Members Conference Call to Action : Program released, Registrations open , ACCHO Presenters still wanted : 6-8 December 2016

 

This year’s theme: Strengthening Our Future through Self Determination

As you are aware, the  2016 NACCHO Members’ Meeting and Annual General Meeting will be in Melbourne this year 6-8 December… 690 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health tribute to Australia's first Aboriginal male university graduate : Charles Perkins #50back50forward #healthyfutures

 

” Fifty years ago Charles Perkins did something no Aboriginal man had ever done.

Donning cap and gown and before family and friends and hundreds of other students and their families, he strode up the steps in the Great Hall to greet the Chancellor of the University of Sydney to receive his degree. 1,189 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health #suicideprevention News : Health Minister Sussan Ley Communique – Kimberley Roundtable; #suicideprevention

 “A high-level Roundtable discussion on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander suicide in the Western Australian Kimberley region, chaired by Federal Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, emphasised the need for local, Indigenous controlled responses to the escalating rates of suicide in the community.” 573 more words

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