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NACCHO CTG news : Closing the gap? Productivity Commission shows how far there is to go

“Ultimately the responsibility for driving the Closing the Gap effort lies with the Prime Minister and his Department. Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott was correct to see tackling Indigenous disadvantage as requiring a whole-of-government approach. 947 more words

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NACCHO NEWS: Government will fail to meet five out of six Closing the Gap targets: Productivity Commission

The Federal Government will not meet the majority of the targets in its program to turn around Indigenous disadvantage

This is the first year the Productivity Commission has produced the… 1,279 more words

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Close the Gap: Indigenous health implementation plan a potential game-changer

 

The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Health Implementation Plan also means much improved management and information processes. A dedicated share of the eHealth budget is required to ensure funds to monitor and support continuity of care and quality improvement across both mainstream and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS).

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NACCHO Alert : Download the Implementation plan for NATSHIP 2013-2023

Download here the Implementation plan for the

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Health Plan 2013-2023

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan 2013-2023 looks to the people who have runs on the board, those in the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health sector, to play a key role, and offers further opportunities for our Services to grow and deliver more primary health care to more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 37 more words

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NACCHO Health News : AMA Position Statement on Aboriginal Health – revised 2015

That in line with the late Dr Puggy Hunter’s statement that “The body parts approach has been a complete failure in Aboriginal health. There is no use treating the heart or the ears alone, when the whole person is in danger of breaking down” (July 1999), the AMA advocates that a holistic, culturally appropriate approach informs all areas of government policy development, which supersedes the current disease-based and fragmented policy and funding strategies. 1,451 more words

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NACCHO Aboriginal Health and Racism : The power of social media supporting Adam Goodes

“On an individual level, exposure to racism is associated with psychological distress, depression, poor quality of life, and substance misuse, all of which contribute significantly to the overall ill-health experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. 1,086 more words

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Another step towards Indigienous Health Equality.

The Australian Government is taking another important step towards securing health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Assistant Minister for Health Fiona Nash has asked for work to begin on developing a plan for implementing the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan. 248 more words

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