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The Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICD) provides funding to support a broad range of multi-disciplinary team based health outreach services that focus on the prevention, detection and management of chronic disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people across Australia (primary and secondary care).
Within the range of services supported to improve access for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to chronic disease management and follow-up care, the following five health priorities are specifically addressed:
The MOICD supports the delivery of a wide range of medical specialist, general practice and allied health outreach services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including:
Successful fundholders of the MOICD to date include the New South Wales Rural Doctors Network, Northern Territory Medicare Local, CheckUp Australia, Rural Doctors Workforce Agency South Australia, Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, Rural Workforce Agency Victoria, and Rural Health West.
Abstract adapted from the Department of Health, Rural and Regional Health Australia
Department of Health
Rural and Regional Health Australia
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program
Ph: 1800 020 787