NACCHO #IHMayDAY15 News: Day of Action 29 May all matters Aboriginal Health

“We would like the day to provide a constructive critical discourse on Indigenous health.”

Dr Lynore Geia : James Cook University Nursing, Midwifery and Research academic… 2,192 more words

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NACCHO Employment Opportunity: Expressions of Interest FASD Project Officer



(Full Time project position based in Canberra)

NACCHO is the national body which articulates the health and wellbeing needs and interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 319 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health News: Indigenous ear surgeon Dr Kelvin Kong closing the gap

Dr Kelvin Kong, one of three Indigenous surgeons, is excited about the RACS’s decision to sign off on a strategic plan to develop the Indigenous health workforce. 3,837 more words

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NACCHO Health News : Congress in the Alice offers healthy lifestyle checks for young people at Carnival

In Australia, the number of young people affected by sexually transmissible infections remains high, as it does here in Central Australia and we need to try to screen and treat a large number of young people at one time to make a difference. 272 more words

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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

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NACCHO Health reports : Nutrition component of the Australian Aboriginal Health Survey released

Aboriginal people eat less fruit and veg says ABS report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people eat less fruit and vegetables than non-Indigenous people, according to a report released today from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). 1,609 more words


NACCHO #SOSblakAustralia 6 article UPDATE: Stop the forced closure of Aboriginal Communities


“The Western Australian Government has a long history of neglect of the Homelands, refusing to do their bit for them in terms of social health. They refused again and again to improve, upgrade electricity and power transmissions, to ensure clean water supplies, to ensure repairs and upgrades to water tanks – this has gone on for decades but particularly so in the last decade… 5,574 more words

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