National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women’s health strategy 2010-2013 [Consultation]

Publisher: Australian Women’s Health Network, 2010

Status – CURRENT

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women experience the poorest health outcomes of any group of women in Australian society, and have a right to determine what their health system will look like. This strategy has been developed through extensive consultation with over 400 ATSI women during 2009-2010. It is intended to supplement other national and state/territory identified priorities and needs. Recommendations are grouped into four action areas: supportive environments; health service access and equity; women in the health workforce; and appointment of a national policy officer to implement the strategy.

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