Closing the gap in indigenous health disadvantage

Dea, Thiele, and Couzos, Sophie (2008) Closing the gap in indigenous health disadvantage. Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care Newsletter, 2008. pp. 11-12.

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[Extract] Dr Naomi Mayers and other representatives from the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) met on 10 March 2006 at the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commissions offices in Sydney to discuss the way forward following the 2005 Social Justice Report. "They brought with them the mandate from Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHSs) to advocate for closing the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous peoples. For Dr Mayers, then Deputy Chair of NACCHO, this was reminiscent of the efforts of the 1989 National Aboriginal Health Strategy (NAHS) Working Party.

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Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2017 02:09
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111717 Primary Health Care @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9203 Indigenous Health > 920303 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health - Health System Performance (incl. Effectiveness of Interventions) @ 100%
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