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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Researcher states closing the health gap could take generations

Date posted: 13 August 2009

Leading chronic disease researcher Professor Wendy Hoy, who received a prestigious NHMRC Australian Fellowship in 2008 for her work, has said that while progress is being made, the aspiration of 'closing the gap' by 2030 was not attainable. Professor Hoy instead suggested a shorter term focus based on the following measures:

Professor Hoy concludes that 'well targeted and resourced efforts, continually evaluated and adapted, will produce steady improvements in all important parameters of Indigenous health'.

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