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Overview of aboriginal health status in [name of region]

Thomson, Neil.

Overview of aboriginal health status in [name of region]

by Thomson, Neil.

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Published by Australian Govt. Print. Service in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia
    • Subjects:
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.,
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Diseases -- Statistics.,
    • Australia -- Statistics, Medical.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementNeil Thomson, Norma Briscoe.
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesAustralian Institute of Health. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health series,, no. 1-5, Aboriginal and Torrres Strait Islander health series ;, no. 1-5.
      ContributionsBriscoe, Norma.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRA553 .T473 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination5 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1283627M
      ISBN 100644140666
      LC Control Number92141570

      Numerous studies, inquiries, and statistics accumulated over the years have demonstrated the poor health status of Aboriginal peoples relative to the Canadian population in general. Aboriginal Health in Canada is about the complex web of physiological, psychological, spiritual, historical, sociological, cultural, economic, and environmental factors that contribute to health and . Journal of Aboriginal Health, Nearly 3 years later, Indigenous Allyship: An Overview was published (see Smith, Puckett The book explores the creation and extension of .

      In order to consider the future of Indigenous health in Australia, it is imperative that all Australians understand the current health status of the population. In Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people comprised per cent of the total Australian population, with , people recorded in the census. Aboriginal population using information on determinants of health and health status. The second section considers health service utilization. The third section provides a general overview of the health status of Aboriginal children. The fourth section provides a brief assessment of the health of urban Aboriginal people. Key Findings.

      Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations; the context of Indigenous health; various measures of population health status; selected health conditions; health risk and protective factors. This Overview draws on statistics and other published and unpublished materials to provide up-to-date, detailed information about the health of. Flying the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags above the Randwick City Council Town Hall. Randwick City Council supports the significance of Reconciliation and is committed to working together will all members of the community towards the achievement of a reconciled nation.


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