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Goreen Narrkwarren Ngrn-toura – Healthy Family Air: a literature review to inform the VACCHO Smoking amongst Pregnant Aboriginal Women research project

Date posted: 25 May 2010

The' Goreen Narrkwarren Ngrn-toura - Healthy Family Air: A Literature Review to Inform the VACCHO Smoking amongst Pregnant Aboriginal Women Research Project' was written to better understand the types of activities that might work to reduce smoking amongst pregnant Indigenous women. The review considered the issues that affect smoking amongst Indigenous people, and what might work to help people quit and to reduce smoking in Indigenous communities - individual, community and population level activities. Recommendations included: Aboriginal Health Worker training in tobacco reduction strategies at both the individual and community level; the development of programs and policies within organisations that support pregnant Indigenous women to quit smoking including clinic programs such as brief interventions, smoke free workplaces, and helping AHWs who smoke to quit; and community development activities that are holistic, increase the unacceptability of smoking and include broader strategies that address social disadvantage.

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Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
Goreen Narrkwarren Ngrn-toura - Healthy Family Air
Public Health & Research Unit
5-7 Smith Street
Fitzroy Vic 3065
Ph: (03) 94193350

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Last updated: 25 May 2010
 
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