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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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

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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

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NACCHO Health News: Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children thru Aboriginal Medical Services

Indigenous children will benefit from the Federal Government’s free flu vaccine program for the first time this year as authorities brace for a virulent strain of flu heading for Australia. 697 more words

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