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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Indigenous quit smoking program trains 1000

Date posted: 18 April 2011

A University of Sydney program aimed at cutting high smoking rates in Aboriginal communities has trained its one thousandth health worker. The program, called SmokeCheck, was launched in 2007 and is funded jointly by the NSW Department of Health and the Cancer Institute NSW. It has now trained 1000 Aboriginal health workers and health practitioners across NSW.

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SmokeCheck Program
Sydney School of Public Health
The University of Sydney
Sydney NSW 2006
Ph: (02) 9351 5129
Fax: (02) 9351 5205
Email: smokecheck@health.usyd.edu.au

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Last updated: 18 April 2011
 
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