Aboriginal health and history

Grant, M., Wronski, I., Murray, R.B., and Couzos, S. (2008) Aboriginal health and history. In: Couzos, Sophia, and Murray, Richard, (eds.) Aboriginal Primary Health Care: an evidence-based approach. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, VIC, Australia, pp. 1-28.

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Sometime in mid 2006, the Indigenous population of Australia reached 500,000, the number often quoted as the population prior to colonisation. The 500,000 milestone is both a symbolic and real victory for Aboriginal survival. Australia now experiences an extraordinary paradox-while Aboriginal peoples make up more than 2.4% of the population and are a vibrant, integral part of Australian culture, there is compelling evidence of massive social, economic, and educational disadvantage experienced by Aboriginal people.

Item ID: 7302
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: Aboriginal health and history; Aboriginal health; Aboriginal primary health care
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ISBN: 978-0-19-555138-9
Date Deposited: 29 Jan 2010 05:22
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111717 Primary Health Care @ 50%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920302 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health Status and Outcomes @ 100%
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