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Indigenous Australia left behind in rheumatic heart disease fight

Indigenous Australia left behind in rheumatic heart disease fight | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Vintage medical textbooks are filled with diagnoses unfamiliar to contemporary doctors – wandering wombs, blackwater fever, biliousness and other historic curios. Acute rheumatic fever has become one of…
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Leading change: The women of Fitzroy Crossing

Leading change: The women of  Fitzroy Crossing | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
In the second of our special Kimberley series the Law Report travels to Fitzroy Crossing, an indigenous town about 400 km east of Broome.
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NATSIHWA media release

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Diabetes | NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts

Diabetes | NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Posts about Diabetes written by nacchomedia
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Mundine warns on culture and work

Mundine warns on culture and work | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
The head of the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council has called on aboriginal people to stop using culture as an excuse for not attending school and getting jobs.
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Abbott is quietly failing on his 'PM for Aboriginal affairs' promise

Abbott is quietly failing on his 'PM for Aboriginal affairs' promise | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Despite prime minister Tony Abbott’s apparent passion for Indigenous affairs, last week’s federal budget – his government’s first – shows he has followed a well-trodden political path. This path leads…
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Authorities investigate medical service deal with league star Greg Inglis

Authorities investigate medical service deal with league star Greg Inglis | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Federal health authorities are investigating how rugby league star Greg Inglis came to be paid up to $90,000 a year from Medicare funds to do promotional work for the Redfern Aboriginal Medical Service, a registered charity where his club's former director is the chairman.
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Red Dust Role Models - Non-Profit Striving to Improve the Lives of Remote Indigenous Youth

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Reform can fix health gap

Reform can fix health gap | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
A bureaucratic overhaul and a more meaningful partnership with Aboriginal people are essential changes.
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Bad news: negative Indigenous health coverage reinforces stigma

Bad news: negative Indigenous health coverage reinforces stigma | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Think of Aboriginal health and you’ll probably recall messages of large gaps in life expectancy, increasing rates of chronic diseases such as diabetes, kidney disease and asthma. Or that the last ten years…
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Reducing the Research / Policy Gap Initiative; Researchers Experiences - YouTube

Held on Thursday 22nd May 2014 at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) and co-sponsored by the Health Services Research Associ...
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Indigenous health an unfolding tragedy

Indigenous health an unfolding tragedy | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
The harsh tragedy at the centre of indigenous health in Australia is anchored to shortened life expectancy and a greater predisposition to chronic illness for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...
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Bindi Cole, an artist inspired by faith

Bindi Cole, an artist inspired by faith | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
With her new-found faith, former drug addict Bindi Cole has taken a new direction with her art.
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Indigenous Health - Your Health - Health & Wellbeing

Indigenous Health - Your Health - Health & Wellbeing | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
The latest news and information on Indigenous health and wellbeing, from the ABC and around the world.
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Indigenous affairs: a quick guide to key internet links

Provides links to key resources for Indigenous affairs in Australia, including information on 'Closing the Gap' agreements, funding, geography, and government agencies.
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Warren Mundine plays down budget cuts - YouTube

Warren Mundine says there is nothing more culturally rewarding than having a job and providing for your family. Speaking in Darwin today, the Chair of the In...
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Indigenous affairs hit by 'savage budget cuts'

Indigenous affairs hit by 'savage budget cuts' | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
  Government to dramatically reduce Indigenous programs, NITV News reports Before his election last September, Tony Abbott claimed he'd be a Prime Minister for Indigenous affairs. But in his government's first budget, Indigenous affairs have taken some of the most savage cuts.
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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin : Budget 2014-15: information of relevance to Indigenous health

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NACCHO Budget Response: Pressure on Indigenous health outcomes

NACCHO Budget Response: Pressure on Indigenous health outcomes | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) has welcomed continued funding for the 150 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services around Australia announced/confi...
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Health voices unite on the Commission of Audit recommendations –

Health voices unite on the Commission of Audit recommendations – | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Such is the concern about the National Commission of Audit recommendations that a number of key health bodies, namely the Australian Health Care Reform Alliance, Australian Health Promotion Association, Consumers Health Forum of Australia, Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education and Public Health Association of Australia have today circulated the media release below. In addition the [...]
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Lest we forget, wars undeclared

Lest we forget, wars undeclared | HSC203 Indigenous Health Perspectives | Scoop.it
Although war was never declared, armed conflict between Australia's indigenous people and Europeans was widespread. The consequences echo still. In an extract from his book Forgotten War, Henry Reynolds examines the evidence.
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