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Wurli Wurlinjang regional eye health program

 

Overview

The Regional eye health program is provided by the Wurli Wulinjang Health Service in Katherine, Northern Territory. It was established with funding from the Federal Government through the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health.

The program seeks to screen people who have been diagnosed as having diabetes for diabetic retinopathy (DR). Services are made available to Indigenous people of the entire region, covering an area of around 250,000 square kilometres. While DR is the focus of the program, other eye health services are provided including:

Abstract adapted from Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service

Contacts

Wurli Wurlinjang Health Service
25 Third Street
PO Box 896
Katherine NT 0851
Ph: (08) 8972 9100
Fax: (08) 8971 0962

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Last updated: 15 November 2013
 
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