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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Australian nurse-family partnership program

 

Overview

The Australian nurse-family partnership program (ANFPP) is a part of the Australian Government's commitment to improve the health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The ANFPP supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander child to improve their own health and the health of their baby.

Under the ANFPP, trained nurses visit families in their own homes to help them grow a stronger family. The ANFPP is being set up by health services across Australia, and is currently operational at four sites. These are:

Abstract adapted from Australian nurse-family partnership program

Contacts

Australian nurse-family partnership program (ANFPP) Support Service:
Claire Runciman (Team Leader)
JTA International
Ph: (07) 3114 4630
Email: claire.runciman@anfppss.com.au

Alice Springs
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
Ph: (08) 8953 2727
Email: caac@anfpp.com.au

Cairns
Wuchopperen Health Service
Ph: (07) 4080 1111
Email: whs@anfpp.com.au

Melbourne
Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS)
Ph: (03) 9416 4444
Email: vahs@anfpp.com.au

Wellington
Wellington Aboriginal Corporation Health Service
Ph: (02) 6845 2565
Email: wachs@anfpp.com.au

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Last updated: 5 July 2013
 
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