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Developing a sustainable community-based response to asbestos-related disease in Aboriginal communities

 

Overview

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.

Contacts

Associate Professor Richard Murray
James Cook University
Ph: (07) 4781 5338
Email: Richard.murray@jcu.edu.au

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Last updated: 10 June 2015
 
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