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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Promoting water consumption in remote communities

 

Overview

This program initiated by the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA (PHAIWA) and Diabetes WA aims to promote healthier beverage choices in two remote Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The project was developed in response to the high rates of dental caries, type 2 diabetes and overweight and obesity, much of which is related to high sugar consumption, particularly in the form of sugar sweetened beverages.

Project strategies include:

Abstract adapted from Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA

Contacts

Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA
Faculty of Health Sciences
GPO Box U1987
Perth WA 6845
Ph: (08) 9266 1544
Fax: (08) 9266 9244
Email: phaiwa@curtin.edu.au

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Last updated: 29 April 2014
 
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