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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Moort boodjari mia

 

Overview

Moort boodjari mia is a health service for Indigenous families in the north metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia (WA). The service was previously known as Aboriginal maternity group practice, and operates from the North Metropolitan Health Service, Department of Health WA.

Moort boodjari mia provides free antenatal and postnatal clinical care, guidance, support, and education to pregnant Indigenous women and their families. A team of health professionals works with each client during pregnancy and for four weeks after birth, to provide clinical, cultural, social, and emotional care and support.

The service also runs:

Moort boodjari mia health service is funded as a Closing the gap project until June 2014. The Moort boodjari mia team won the team excellence award at the 2013 HESTA primary health care awards for their service providing antenatal and postnatal assistance to young Indigenous women and their families.

Abstract adapted from North Metropolitan Health Service

Contacts

Alison Gibson
Coordinator
Moort Boodjari Mia
Formerly known as Aboriginal Maternity Group Practice
North Metropolitan Health Service
1/42 Victoria Street
Midland WA 6056
Phone: 0406 880 142

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Last updated: 11 October 2013
 
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