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NACCHO Aboriginal Health Newspaper : ATSI Health needs more than a 10 year plan - It needs political will

 ” Closing the gap in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health inequality unfortunately remains a persistent challenge for our society.

There is no shortage of statistics and data demonstrating that we need to do better – it can sometimes feel like there is a new report every week flagging indicators of concern. 1,140 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

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 Data : Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Health Atlas released

The Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU) has published an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Health Atlas.

This presents a range of demographic, socioeconomic, health outcomes and service use data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples at the Indigenous Area level. 127 more words

Close The Gap

NACCHO #WeAreIndigenous on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples AMA calls for a whole-of- Government approach to close our health inequalities

“Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will not achieve equal health outcomes until their educational, economic, and social disadvantages have been eliminated.

“We still have much work to do as a nation to close the gap in life expectancy and the overall health of Indigenous Australians compared with the rest of the community. 245 more words

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NACCHO #PCHCH Health Care Homes News : What can #PCHCH learn from our #ACCHO model ?

“Learning from Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations:

ACCHOs have very successfully looked beyond the biomedical approach to health and reduced cultural and financial barriers to primary care. 1,741 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO Research News : Call for research priorities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Purpose

NHMRC invites stakeholders and members of the public to submit research priorities in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, which could form the subject of a Targeted Call for Research (TCR).  539 more words

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NACCHO News : AMA’s President commits to Taskforce on Indigenous health - an agreed national priority-

 “As the new President of the AMA I will, like my predecessors, chair the AMA’s Taskforce on Indigenous health. This recognises and emphasises the importance of the AMA’s efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and our desire to keep ‘Closing the Gap’ initiatives at the top of our agenda. 811 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News