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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Healthy start, healthy life

 

Overview

The Healthy start, healthy life program focuses on the improvement of health care delivery to Indigenous Australians. The aim of the program is to develop a knowledge base and evaluate tools and resources which will assist in the reduction of risk factors, promote health and support clinical best practice in the prevention, detection and management of chronic diseases.

Priorities include:

Research activities include (see information link below for further details):

Research involves partnerships between the Lowitja Institute and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled health care providers and mainstream health organisations.

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Contacts

The Lowitja Institute
179 Grattan Street
Carlton Vic 3053
PO Box 650
South Carlton Vic 3053
Ph: (03) 8341 5555
Fax: (03) 8341 5599
Email: admin@lowitja.org.au

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Last updated: 6 February 2014
 
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