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Indigenous health


Health industry stakeholders continue to welcome the new Health team in the Turnbull ministry. The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the new health team in the Turnbull Ministry: the …

Research by The University of Western Australia’s Centre for Health and Ageing has confirmed that the incidence of dementia in remote Aboriginal communities is the highest in the world, with …

Children in the Northern Peninsula Area are about to receive access to a special annual dental treatment and preventive program as part of an innovative research project from August this …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal …

Diseases such as scabies, which affects an estimated 70% of children in remote regions of the country may be eased thanks to MSD funding boost to One Disease—a non-for-profit organisation. …

Over the five years 2008–2012, there were 105 deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in Australia, with Indigenous women dying at more than twice the non-Indigenous women rate, according …

The new Administration, Handling and Infrastructure fee set to be introduced in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will apply to Section 100 dispensing, Guild president George Tambassis has told the …

Around 3000 Indigenous Australians die prematurely each year, resulting in almost 100,000 years of life lost, according to a report released today by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The …

Minister Nash has welcomed a new partnership between the peak body of Aboriginal health services, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, and the Royal Australian Air Force. The RAAF …

The Closing the Gap program is not easily accessed by all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have right of access to the program. There are many issues with …

Pharmacists can have a key role in breaking down some of the many and complex barriers to quality, accessible health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, says a …

Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is clearly linked to positive health outcomes, according to more than 100 of the nation’s health bodies, which have announced their …