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  • healthcare
  • MSF is a well reputed organization and won the Nobel peace prize in 1999 for its exemplary service in providing healthcare across the world, especially in disaster and conflict affected zones (see box). (asiantribune.com)
  • The VicHealth-funded survey, published in the latest edition of the Medical Journal of Australia, could go some way to explaining the reduced quality of healthcare often reported by Indigenous communities. (news-medical.net)
  • Outside of recent federal directives supporting a public health response to the opioid epidemic that disproportionately plagues rural areas, little government support is cited to alleviate rural healthcare concerns. (lww.com)
  • Relevant application of statistical findings is then difficult, dependent on a rural community's proximity of healthcare services, the indigenous health culture, and local socioeconomic factors. (lww.com)
  • chronic
  • Type 2 diabetes (T2DM) is a chronic health condition that affects a significant and growing proportion of the global population. (springer.com)
  • Many health promotion group activities were provided, including around 7,600 physical activity/healthy weight sessions, 3,300 chronic disease support sessions and 2,000 tobacco-use treatment and prevention sessions. (aihw.gov.au)
  • The evaluation addresses the complex challenges of re-orienting services and systems to provide high quality chronic illness care. (apo.org.au)
  • 5 - 7 The $805 million Indigenous Chronic Disease Package (ICDP) introduced by the Australian Government in 2010 included program funding and a new workforce to help increase the delivery of health assessments and appropriate follow-up. (mja.com.au)
  • 5 , 9 The limited use of follow-up items raises questions about the effectiveness of health assessments as a catalyst for enhancing access to preventive care and chronic disease management, 10 , 11 and highlights the need for further research on how to increase follow-up after a health assessment. (mja.com.au)
  • inequalities
  • Of all racial minorities, Native Americans have the most dramatic health inequalities in the U.S., including significantly higher rates of cardiovascular disease, cancer, Type 2 diabetes and substance abuse. (news-medical.net)
  • world's
  • I might add that one of the world's foremost authorities on the social determinants of health is a medical doctor. (crikey.com.au)
  • assessments
  • We administer a number of these programs, such as health assessments (55 years and over) and the adult health check. (humanservices.gov.au)
  • Data on barriers and enablers to follow-up of health assessments were obtained from community focus groups, in-depth interviews and discussions with key informants (1 November 2010 to 30 December 2012). (mja.com.au)
  • Constraints included practitioners' lack of awareness of item numbers, staffing, poor state of clinical information systems, billing against non-Indigenous-specific items or more general follow-up items, emphasis on health assessments with less attention to requirements for follow-up, limited capacity to arrange and facilitate follow-up, and communication and transport challenges for patients. (mja.com.au)
  • Enhancing follow-up care is vital to achieving health benefits from the large financial and human resource investment in health assessments. (mja.com.au)
  • Preventive health assessments have become a feature of health policies internationally. (mja.com.au)
  • Australian
  • Services for Australian Rural and Remote Allied Health (SARRAH) is nationally recognised as a peak body representing rural and remote allied health professionals. (sarrah.org.au)
  • NITV is celebrating Race Week by collaborating with leading Australian photographer, Stuart Miller, to present a photo essay of portraits of Indigenous Australian Muslims. (nit.com.au)
  • Indigenous children are three times more likely to be admitted to Australian intensive care units with life-threatening infections than non-Indigenous children - and a bigger proportion die despite life support, new research has found. (nit.com.au)
  • Territory
  • the largest absolute number of Indigenous women giving birth is in Queensland (3,646) and the smallest in the Northern Territory (1,414). (biomedcentral.com)
  • Medical records of 535 women from 34 Indigenous community health centres in five regions (Top End of Northern Territory 13, Central Australia 2, Far West New South Wales 6, Western Australia 9, and North Queensland 4) were audited. (edu.au)
  • Program
  • Inclusion criteria were a clearly described primary care intervention, model of care or service, delivered to Indigenous adults with type 2 diabetes reporting a program impact on at least one quantitative diabetes-related health outcome, and where results were reported separately for Indigenous persons. (springer.com)
  • Kevadiya has chosen ORBCOMM to deliver asset tracking and monitoring devices and satellite and cellular communications services for a Department of Veterans Affairs-run program that offers t. (executivebiz.com)
  • Administrative data (1 May 2009 to 30 May 2012) and program data (1 March 2010 to 30 May 2012) were provided by the Department of Health. (mja.com.au)
  • mental health
  • A comprehensive collection of 17 innovative demonstration projects -- from youth involvement in mental health services to suicide prevention, Indigenous health, children with complex medical needs and more -- highlights the value of patient engagement in research. (news-medical.net)
  • Many of the mental health issues that lead to incarceration need to be addressed during the formative years. (turtleisland.org)
  • IHHP use hip hop and beat boxing to engage and educate children and adolescents, and teach them the value of help seeking for mental health problems. (turtleisland.org)
  • Council
  • The isolated location makes Nganampa Health Council one of the most challenging IT environments in the country. (ac3.com.au)
  • Our medical officers are frequently responsible for two to three clinics and now they can access patient records from any clinic," said David Busuttil, Corporate Services Manager, Nganampa Health Council. (ac3.com.au)
  • culturally sensitive
  • The Health InfoNet respects such culturally sensitive issues, but, for technical reasons, it has not been possible to provide materials in a way that prevents access by a person of the other gender. (edu.au)