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Malpa

 

Description

Malpa is a not-for-profit organisation which supports Aboriginal people to develop their own solutions to the health problems they face. The organisation name comes from the word malpa (which means friend or companion and is widely uses across the traditional groups of Central Australia). Malpa aims to provide a range of services and education to respond to the significant unmet needs of remote communities afflicted by renal disease. It also aims to engage in health promotion to help reverse the current trends in kidney disease. Underlying every aspect of Malpa is the desire to develop opportunities for dialysis patients, their carers and other Aboriginal people, to become deeply involved in the design and provision of services and to take responsibility not only for their own health needs, but those of their communities.

Contacts

Malpa
Suite 2
188 Pacific Highway
North Sydney NSW 2060
PO Box 592
North Sydney NSW 2059
Ph: (02) 9499 3333
Mobile: Director Don Palmer: 0417 297 010
Email: info@malpa.org.au

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Last updated: 26 August 2013
 
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