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Indigenous infant mortality rates fall dramatically

Date posted: 4 August 2011

A new report from Australia's state and federal health ministers show some encouraging improvements in Indigenous health are being made. The report shows a 55 per cent decline in infant mortality rates in the last two years and greater immunisation coverage for children. Secretariat spokesman Frank Hytten says things are slowly getting better for Indigenous children around the nation but improvements still need to made.

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