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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Improving young women's sexual and reproductive health

 

Overview

This project aims to decrease rates of sexually transmitted infections and reduce the numbers of low-birth weight babies born to young Indigenous women in the Hume region of Victoria. More broadly, it aims to improve sexual and reproductive health services for these women.

The first stage of this project involved research into existing services, and the writing of recommendations about what was needed to improve services. The second stage of this project will involve actual changes to the way sexual and reproductive health services are delivered.

The activities that took place in the first part of this project were:

This program is funded by Victoria's Closing the health gap initiative.

Contacts

Women's Health Goulburn North East
57 Rowan Street
Wangaratta Vic 3677
PO Box 853
Wangaratta Vic 3676
Ph: (03) 5722 3009
Fax: (03) 5722 3020
Email: whealth@whealth.com.au

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Last updated: 4 July 2013
 
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