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Closing the credibility gap Aboriginal health symposium

 

Overview

The symposium is an initiative of the Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit within the Centre for Health and Society, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, at the University of Melbourne.

The symposium takes a strengths-based approach to the task of closing the legitimacy gap' in implementing successful programs that positively impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. A 'legitimacy gap' occurs when there is a discrepancy between what we say we will do (e.g. the Health Plan), real performance (implementing the Plan) and the expectations of community and government (outcomes generated through the implementation process).

The aims of the symposium are to:

 

Contacts

Event Coordinator
Maurice Shipp
Onemda VicHealth Koori Health Unit
Level 4, 207 Bouverie Street
The University of Melbourne VIC 3010
Ph: (03) 9035 6677
Fax: (03) 8344 0824
Email: maurice.shipp@unimelb.edu.au

RSVP your interest by email
Email: onemda-info@unimelb.edu.au.

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Last updated: 18 November 2013
 
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