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A-B See with Wor-Ra-Kee (Karuah Family Nutrition and School Access Project)

 

Overview

The aim of this project was to improve the nutritional status and educational achievement of preschoolers, school-aged children and adolescents in the Karuah Aboriginal community in New South Wales.

The program was initiated in response to community concern about lack of attendance at school, and absenteeism, concentration and learning issues related to poor nutrition. Community access to varied, affordable food was limited by lack of transport to travel to the shops and money to spend there.

The project's aim was to improve the nutritional status and educational achievement of preschoolers, school-aged children and adolescents in the community. Objectives included:

Some results of the program include:

Abstract adapted from the Department of Health

Contacts

Delys Brady
Manager
Corporate Planning and Risk Management
Hunter New England Area Health Service
Locked Bag No 1
New Lambton NSW 2305
Ph: (02) 4985 5908
Fax: (02) 4921 4833
Email: Delys.Brady@hunter.health.nsw.gov.au

Evaluated publications

Brady D, Angus N (2006)

A-B See with Wor-Ra-Kee (Karuah Family Nutrition and School Access Project).

Canberra: Australian Department of Health and Ageing

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Last updated: 27 January 2015
 
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