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Indigenous health


The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the appointment of Ken Wyatt as Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health National President of the Pharmacy Guild George Tambassis says that …

A study has found alarming rates of iron deficiency in Indigenous school kids, many times higher than their non-Indigenous peers In the study published this week in the Australian Journal …

A new policy statement on racism in the health system has been released by the Australian Indigenous Doctors Association “Racism is not always overt; it is about beliefs, stereotypes, prejudices, and …

Workforce supply challenges in community pharmacy mean Aboriginal people face substantial costs for pharmacy services and restricted availability of these services A new report by the Australian Institute of Health …

The Guild has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that remuneration for dispensing medicines under the Remote Area Aboriginal Health Service Program will be adjusted to be equivalent to the PBS …

New national statistics released from the Australasian Sexual Health and HIV & AIDS Conferences reveal that HIV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is at an all time high, …

The Australian Immunisation Register quarterly data today shows childhood immunisation rates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children has gone up across the board. Five-year-old Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander …

A unique 21-year study of more than 2.4 million cases of infectious disease across Australia reveals a major social divide where being poorer, living remotely or being an Indigenous Australian …

There is an urgent need to do more to break the cycle of intergenerational disadvantage, says Central Australian Aboriginal Congress Aboriginal Corporation’s CEO Donna Ah Chee On the second day …

Lung Foundation Australia in collaboration with the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program have developed the first ever Australia-wide Lung Health Checklist specifically for the Indigenous community. The Checklist …

NPS MedicineWise has developed a new resource for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities on treatments for depression. The resource supports health care workers and their clients discuss treatments for depression …

Acknowledging the collective rights and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is key to improving health equity, says PHAA Vice President (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Health), …