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The Wurli-Wurlinjang child and maternal/women's health program focuses on preventative aspects of health, health promotion and education.
The program includes:
The program is staffed by three specialist clinicians: a child health Aboriginal Health Worker, an enrolled nurse, and a registered nurse (midwife). Antenatal and baby clinics operate regularly, attended by a general practitioner. Visiting paediatricians and gynaecologists conduct specialist clinics about four times a year.
The program is funded by the Federal Government through the Office of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health and the Northern Territory Government through the Department of Health and Community Services.
Abstract adapted from Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service
Wurli-Wurlinjang Health Service
25 Third Street
PO Box 896
Katherine NT 0851
Ph: (08) 8972 9123
Fax: (08) 8972 2376