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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Bila Muuji smoking cessation project

 

Overview

The aim of the Bila Muuji smoking cessation project (BMSCP) was to improve the health of Aboriginal people by reducing the prevalence of cigarette smoking in Aboriginal communities in New South Wales.

The project promoted smoke free health promotion messages and provides an intensive treatment service. This service was provided to the Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations which are Bila Muuji Aboriginal Health Services Inc. members, including staff and their communities. Locations included:

The project was funded by the Department of Health and Aging through the Indigenous tobacco control initiative, to assist Indigenous communities in smoking cessation activities.

Abstract adapted from Bila Muuji Aboriginal Health Services Inc

Contacts

Bila Muuji Aboriginal Health Services Inc
PO Box 362
Bourke NSW 2840
Ph: (02) 6872 3088
Fax: (02) 6872 3158

Evaluated publications

Stephenson J (2012)

Evaluation of the Bila Muuji Smoking Cessation Project.

Canberra: Australian Department of Health

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Last updated: 25 August 2015
 
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