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Video: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and dementia

Watch these videos to learn from an expert how dementia affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and dementia

Find out more about dementia and how it affects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from Mark Wenitong, one of Australia's longest standing and respected indigenous doctors.

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Groups at higher risk of developing COVID-19

Frequently asked questions about which groups are at higher risk of COVID-19 (coronavirus).

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and mental health

Aboriginal and Torres Strait People still face many disadvantages in terms of education, employment and earning power; which continue to erode the social and emotional wellbeing of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

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This Reconciliation Week, celebrate the good news in indigenous health

The health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people has seen several improvements in recent years. To mark Reconciliation Week, here are 6 good news stories.

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Indigenous health

The services described on this page are designed to improve access to healthcare for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.

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How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs, often caused by bacteria or viruses. It can be mild or very serious. Learn more about the illness.

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Obesity in children

An estimated 28% of children and adolescents in Australia are overweight. Read more to find out which children and teenagers are at risk of being obese.

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Syphilis

Syphilis is relatively rare in Australia. It can cause serious health problems if left untreated. However, syphilis is easy to cure if found early.

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