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NACCHO #HealthElection16 latest review confirms high rates of diabetes among Aboriginal people

 “The review found that after age-adjustment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are: more than three times as likely as non-Indigenous people to have diabetes; four times as likely to be hospitalised for diabetes as non-Indigenous people; and that diabetes is the second leading underlying cause of death among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people… 346 more words

Aboriginal Male/mens Health

NACCHO Women's Health News Alert : Aboriginal women's lives really do matter

“Lynette was battered, bruised and ultimately destroyed by men’s violence. It was ended by the most obscene disregard for her humanity. The system did not protect her and justice has not been done. 1,085 more words

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NACCHO #healthelection16 : Client contacts at Aboriginal health organisations continue to increase

Australian Government-funded primary health care organisations saw around 435,000 individual clients through over 3.5 million episodes of care, an average of 8.2 episodes of care per client, in 2014-15, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). 749 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO's new Baseline Profiles to demonstrate extent, experience and value of the ACCHO Sector to policy makers

“NACCHO will use the Baseline Profile to demonstrate the extent, experience and value of the ACCHO Sector to policy makers in government and those developing new programmes and budgets. 611 more words

Aboriginal Health In The News

NACCHO AMA health news alert : AMA president visits our ACCHO members in Central Australia

Health the basis for closing the gap: AMA

“Unless government policy targets Indigenous health as a priority, it will continue to struggle to get kids into school and adults into jobs. 375 more words

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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

Aboriginal Health In The News