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AHHA weighs in on Closing the Gap

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association (AHHA) has responded to the 10-year-review of the Closing the Gap Strategy, and says all governments need to present a united front to improve Indigenous health. Chief executive Alison Verhoeven said that just last ...

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Race matters

Indigenous Australians are affected by racism more in healthcare than in any other field, according to new research. A new survey examines experiences of racism in healthcare settings compared with other areas including workplace, education and support and its impact ...

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Gap narrows, but more work needed

There are still many obstacles facing the 2030 aim of health equality for indigenous Australians. By Amie Larter Although it appears Australia is starting to minimise the disparity between quality of life for indigenous and non-indigenous Australians, there is still ...

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Providing care to the isolated

The gap between undergraduate education and the advanced role of health professionals in remote areas has long been recognised by remote practitioners, writes Robyn Aitkin. Remote Australia makes up over three quarters of the Australian landmass. The population living in ...

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