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UPK

 

Overview

The UPK program is involved in the development, implementation, and monitoring of regional and community public health and highlighting the relationship between good living conditions and health outcomes.

The program also focuses on lobbying and obtaining money to improve housing and health infrastructure in Indigenous communities. The UPK program is recognised as a national model for enhancing the environmental health in developing communities, in particular the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in the far north west of South Australia. The program provides advice about:

Abstract adapted from Nganampa Health Council

Contacts

Nganampa Health Council Umuwa Office
Ph: (08) 8954 9040
Fax: (08) 8956 7850

Nganampa Health Council Alice Springs Office
3 Wilkinson Street
Alice Springs NT 0871
PO Box 2232
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8952 5300
Fax: (08) 8952 2299

Related publications

Rainow S (2004)

Nganampa Health Council annual report: UPK public health and environmental health.

Nganampa: Nganampa Health Council

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Last updated: 3 February 2017
 
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