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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

Aboriginal Health In The News

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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Media Release: Community input, resources needed for healthy future of National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement today that an implementation plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan will be developed by the end of the year. 250 more words

National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Plan (NATSIHP)

NACCHO NATSIHP News:What a report about Aboriginal health can teach journalism

The document portrays racism as being institutionalised within health care — rather than being an aberrant behaviour by a minority. Journalism that has learned this lesson might end up with much more powerful and instructive stories… 998 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO's 150+ members achieve great results in Federal health performance report

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF)

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Examples of our achievements

  • 2/3 of all performance based outcomes where from the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Sector…
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Don’t slash Aboriginal health funding: Close the Gap

The Close the Gap Campaign Steering Committee  (see full list below) today called on the Federal Government to maintain Indigenous health funding, in its submission to the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan. 471 more words

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan consultation process

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan

Introduction to the NATSIHP (the Health Plan)

The Australian Government is developing a new National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan (the Health Plan) in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their representatives. 1,315 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News