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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Healthy under 5 kids program

 

Overview

The Healthy under 5 kids (HU5K) program aims to support the physical, cognitive, psychosocial and behavioural development of Indigenous children in the Northern Territory by enhancing the interaction between primary health care workers and the parents/carers of children being treated.

The key element of the program is a series of age specific child health checks designed to facilitate the prevention, early detection intervention and treatment of common conditions that cause morbidity and early mortality, as well as prompting early referral for the management of more serious or chronic conditions.

The HU5K program health checks enable:

Abstract adapted from the Department of Health, Northern Territory

Contacts

Child and Youth Health team
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 898 58152
Fax: (08)892 37697

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Last updated: 4 February 2013
 
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