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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service education resource package (nd)

Author

Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service

Publisher

Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service

City

Kempsey,NSW

Type

Resource package

 

Description

This diabetes resource kit has been put together to support teachers who wish to teach students to identify and prevent the onset of type 2 diabetes. This health promotion kit which carries messages about lifestyle choices aims to make a difference in health outcomes for students.

The boxed kit contains:

  1. kit overview booklet
  2. camp booklet (information on how to prepare health-based excursions)
  3. factual health booklet (contains diabetes facts that can be copied for students)
  4. games and activities booklet (contains ideas to support the teaching of personal development/health/physical education in schools)
  5. stickers (designed by local students to be used for health promotion)

The kit is available by mail order from Durri Aboriginal Medical Service.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

This resource kit is for school-based diabetes programs. It will provide teachers and staff involved in health promotion, with tools to structure lessons with an effective and informed health perspective. It is aimed at school students in the transition years from years 5-8, as well as those in a tertiary setting, as this is a time in students' lives when they are making decisions and forming attitudes which will carry them into adulthood.

Contact details

Durri Aboriginal Corporation Medical Service
15-19 York Lane
Kempsey NSW 2440
Ph: (02) 6562 4919 or (02) 6562 6733
Fax:(02) 6562 7069 or (02) 6562 3371
Email: CEO@durri.org.au

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Last updated: 25 July 2012
 
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