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Milingimbi tobacco project

 

Overview

A tobacco control project is being supported in Milingimbi due to high rates of smoking and growing interest from the community to take action on smoking. Using a community development approach, and the NT Tobacco Action Plan and East Arnhem Health Service Plan as main guides, a suite of evidence based tobacco control initiatives was drafted that target activities at 2 access points:

As well as numerous informal activities, a number of planned initiatives have been implemented already including:

Abstract adapted from Department of Health NT

Contacts

Kay Coppa
East Arnhem Public Health Coordinator
East Arnhem Shire Council
PO Box 1060
Nhulunbuy NT 088
Ph: 1300 764 573
Fax: (08) 8986 8999

Related publications

Coppa K, Tay E (2011)

Milingimbi tobacco project.

The Chronicle; 20(1): 7

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Last updated: 9 May 2011
 
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