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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder model of care (2010)

Author

Western Australian Department of Health

City

Perth, WA

Type

Report

Institution

Health Networks Western Australian Department of Health

 

Description

This model of care promotes the use of prevention strategies to reduce the prevalence of Fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD), recognising there is no cure for this avoidable condition. Recommendations are made for:

Prevention requires a holistic approach. When addressing the issues of alcohol and women's health or pregnancy, health professionals and policy makers should also consider other health, psychosocial, cultural, regulatory and economic factors.

Western Australian Department of Health abstract

Contact details

Department of Health WA
Health Networks Branch
Phone: (08) 9222 0200
Email: healthpolicy@health.wa.gov.au

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Last updated: 7 October 2014
 
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