NACCHO Aboriginal Health Plan #NATSIHP : New advisory group established to assist with implementation plan

NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts

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 “ The acknowledgement of racism as a critical component for health in the National Health Plan was a huge step forward and  I’m delighted the Implementation Plan had sown seeds to tackle social and cultural determinants of health , which contributed to 31 per cent of the gap in life expectancy between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.”

Assistant Minister for Health and Aged Care Ken Wyatt see his comments about 18C below

At the #LowitjaConf2016 Assistant Minister Wyatt announced the makeup of a new advisory group established to assist with the Implementation Plan for the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan (NATSIHP)

Download PDF copy of NATSIHP implementation plan here

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Download PDF copy of NATSIHP  here

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Marie McInerney from Croakey writes

He said it would include representatives of the Department of Health and Prime Minister and Cabinet and of the Australian Institute for Health and Welfare.

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