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NACCHO Good News Story :Indigenous paramedic science student is wanted worldwide.

Indigenous student Josh Harmer is becoming one of the nation’s most sought-after paramedic science undergraduates, yet he was once a victim of racist and homophobic bullying and was told to drop out of high school. 894 more words

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NACCHO Resources Alert :'Check Today, See Tomorrow' resources aim to help reduce the incidence of preventable blindness in Aboriginal people

‘Check Today, See Tomorrow’ Resources

Diabetes Eye Care

Diabetes along with cataract, refractive error and trachoma accounts for 94% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people vision loss and represents up to 11% of the health gap. 673 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Newspaper April 2016 edition : Advertising and Editorial opportunites

“Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Close the Gap Campaign for the governments of Australia to commit to achieving equality  for Indigenous people in the areas of health and  life expectancy within 25 years.” 356 more words

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NACCHO News Alerts : ATSIC is gone for good, Nigel Scullion tells Noel Pearson

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion has rejected Noel Pearson’s push to replace a dedicated minister and department with an Aboriginal-led institution, saying the Turnbull government would not return to a body such as the Aboriginal and Torres Strait ­Islander Commission. 1,324 more words

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NACCHO News Alert: Indigenous drive at ‘dead end’: Warren Mundine and Noel Pearson

Decades of failure to deliver substantial improvements in the wellbeing of Indigenous Australians have left two of the nation’s senior Aboriginal leaders calling for radical new approaches of the type not seen since the Northern Territory intervention… 1,384 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health :Meet The Future Face Of Indigenous Health

Growing up in the small town of Mudgee in Central West New South Wales, Madeline Reynolds dreamed of becoming a doctor. But as a young Koori girl that dream felt more like an unobtainable fantasy… 573 more words

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NACCHO Health Survey : Aboriginal people taking part in bowel screening

“Bowel cancer is the third most common cancer affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The more of our mob that do the bowel screening test, the more lives could be saved.” 291 more words

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