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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

One deadly step

 

Overview

The One deadly step program was developed in partnership with New South Wales Health and the Australian Rugby League to address chronic diseases in Aboriginal communities of New South Wales.

The program aimed to:

Participants from Campbelltown, Kempsey, Griffith, Dubbo and Redfern took part in a 12 step screening process that provided health checks, health referrals and follow ups. The program used the sporting platform of rugby league to engage local communities to participate.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

Contacts

NSW Ministry of Health
73 Miller Street
North Sydney NSW 2060
Locked Mail Bag 961
North Sydney NSW 2059
Ph: (02) 9391 9000
Fax: (02) 9391 9101

Related publications

Wright L (2011)

One deadly step.

Paper presented at the Chronic Care for Aboriginal People State Forum. 3-4 November 2011, Eveleigh, NSW

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Last updated: 20 March 2014
 
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