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This research project, conducted by the National Centre for Asbestos Related Diseases, investigated Aboriginal communities where asbestos mining took place and the burden of asbestos-related diseases for its people.
The project supported two Aboriginal community-controlled health care services and aimed to:
The project aimed to build the capacity of local communities and health services to implement and sustain holistic responses to asbestos-related diseases.
Abstract adapted from Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research Inc.
Associate Professor Richard Murray
James Cook University
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