The Resource Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview : a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia, (electronic resource)

Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview : a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia, (electronic resource)

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Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview : a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia
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Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview
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a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia
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The aim of the Western Australian Aboriginal Health Strategy (WAAHS) is to secure better health outcomes for Aboriginal people in Western Australia in consultation with Aboriginal communities; in so doing it will guide health resource decision-making at the local, state and national level; the strategy has six strategic domains of action which include: increasing access to health services, reforming the health system, reconciling community control and empowerment, improving health information management, strengthening intersectoral collaboration on health, and improving health financing; the WAAHS has three urgent priorities for its implementation process, which will be monitored by the Joint Planning Forum (JPF) - Priority one: securing better outcomes for the major health problems - Diabetes, renal heart and respiratory diseases, sexually transmissible diseases and other communicable diseases, injury and violence, maternal, foetal and child health, mental health and self-harm and suicide, drug, tobacco and alcohol abuse, and oral health; Priority two: strengthening and supporting health services infrastructure for Aboriginal people - areas of action for capacity building: workforce development, access to health care services, health policy development, setting priorities and allocating resources, program design and organisational support, partnerships within the health sector and between the health and other sectors, monitoring and surveillance, research and evaluation and information dissemination and uptake; Priority three: achieving health workforce reforms, in particular, increasing the number of Aboriginal Health Workers
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  • Western Australian Aboriginal Health Strategy (WAAHS)
  • Joint Planning Forum (JPF)
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Aboriginal Australians
  • Chronic diseases
  • Cultural awareness
  • Health status
  • Health services accessibility
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Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview : a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia, (electronic resource)
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  • This inaugural Western Australian Aboriginal Health Strategy (WAAHS) has been developed by the WA Joint Planning Forum on Aboriginal Health as a shared agenda to improve the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia
  • Declaration signed by Western Australian Aboriginal Comunity Controlled Health Organisation (WAACCHO); Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC), Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, and the Health Department of Western Australia
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Declaration; Vision; Introduction; Principles of Aboriginal health; Aboriginal health in Western Australia; The WAAHS framework; The WAAHs six strategic domains of action; Implementation of the WAAHS; References
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1 volume
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Western Australian Aboriginal health strategy overview : a strategic approach to improving the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Note
  • Title from document (viewed 11/3/09)
  • This inaugural Western Australian Aboriginal Health Strategy (WAAHS) has been developed by the WA Joint Planning Forum on Aboriginal Health as a shared agenda to improve the health of Aboriginal people in Western Australia
  • Declaration signed by Western Australian Aboriginal Comunity Controlled Health Organisation (WAACCHO); Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Commission (ATSIC), Commonwealth Department of Health and Aged Care, and the Health Department of Western Australia
Contents
Declaration; Vision; Introduction; Principles of Aboriginal health; Aboriginal health in Western Australia; The WAAHS framework; The WAAHs six strategic domains of action; Implementation of the WAAHS; References
Extent
1 volume
System details
System requirements: reader required to view pdf document

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