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The Resource Ruminations on Aboriginal health : the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective, Jonathan Hunt

Ruminations on Aboriginal health : the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective, Jonathan Hunt

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Ruminations on Aboriginal health : the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective
Title
Ruminations on Aboriginal health
Title remainder
the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Hunt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
annotation pending
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
SSL
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Hunt, Jonathan
Dewey number
362.10899915
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Pika Wiya Health Service
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Physicians
Label
Ruminations on Aboriginal health : the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective, Jonathan Hunt
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Publication
Contents
Part one - The background of my experience : In the beginning; A change in attitude; An opportunity to go bush; A history lesson; Meeting an Aboriginal health service and the philosophy behind it; What I learned at that first meeting; First encounters with common problems; The Red Centre and public health problems; Thinking about what I had seen; The tropical north; How could this happen?; Working once again; Becoming homesick; At the end of the road -- Part two - Why are we failing? : The subject of Aboriginal health services; Management and bureaucracy; Speaking of support; Recruitment and retention of doctors in Aboriginal medical services; Funding : convoluted; Culturally appropriate service provision; Itinerancy; What I mean by "here and now"; Medication compliance (or "adherence"); Medication affordability; Language(s); Identification; Talking about other problems, illness and ... death; Compliance or the lack thereof; Chaos!; Back to death; More about death; Death, dying and dialysis; How can death affect health?; Alcohol abuse: Help!, research and doomed strategies?, Do they get it?, Alcohol availability but at what cost?, Injuries, the "pox"?, poison, Alcohol abuse and social functioning; Governments helping to perpetuate the problems; Is this the root of the problem?; An example of what not to do: child abuse; Saying sorry; A mistake; How can we fix the problems?; Mental health and substance abue: managing mental illness; That's all
Control code
000046923421
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 118 p.
Isbn
9780646552491
System control number
(OCoLC)716656448
Label
Ruminations on Aboriginal health : the causes of policy failure : a doctor's perspective, Jonathan Hunt
Publication
Contents
Part one - The background of my experience : In the beginning; A change in attitude; An opportunity to go bush; A history lesson; Meeting an Aboriginal health service and the philosophy behind it; What I learned at that first meeting; First encounters with common problems; The Red Centre and public health problems; Thinking about what I had seen; The tropical north; How could this happen?; Working once again; Becoming homesick; At the end of the road -- Part two - Why are we failing? : The subject of Aboriginal health services; Management and bureaucracy; Speaking of support; Recruitment and retention of doctors in Aboriginal medical services; Funding : convoluted; Culturally appropriate service provision; Itinerancy; What I mean by "here and now"; Medication compliance (or "adherence"); Medication affordability; Language(s); Identification; Talking about other problems, illness and ... death; Compliance or the lack thereof; Chaos!; Back to death; More about death; Death, dying and dialysis; How can death affect health?; Alcohol abuse: Help!, research and doomed strategies?, Do they get it?, Alcohol availability but at what cost?, Injuries, the "pox"?, poison, Alcohol abuse and social functioning; Governments helping to perpetuate the problems; Is this the root of the problem?; An example of what not to do: child abuse; Saying sorry; A mistake; How can we fix the problems?; Mental health and substance abue: managing mental illness; That's all
Control code
000046923421
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 118 p.
Isbn
9780646552491
System control number
(OCoLC)716656448

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