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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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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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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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How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

How is dementia diagnosed? - video transcript

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Primary health networks (PHNs)

Primary health networks (PHNs) were set up to improve patient care and to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of patient care. Learn more about the role of PHNs.

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Health Care Homes program

Health Care Homes is a new program designed to coordinate healthcare for people with long-term, complex health conditions.

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About My Health Record

My Health Record is the national digital health record system. Learn how to share your information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

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Testing times for HIV

While new notifications of HIV have generally stabilised, rates have increased among heterosexual people and indigenous people. Here's how to get tested for, and prevent, HIV.

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Faecal incontinence

Faecal incontinence is when you experience leakage from the bowel due to poor bowel control. Up to 1 in 20 people have this condition, but there are treatments available.

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Antibiotic-resistant gonorrhoea on the rise

Many people with gonorrhoea don't know they have it, but this STI can cause infertility if left untreated. And cases of gonorrhoea are up by 63% in Australia.

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Trachoma

Did you know Australia is the only country in the developed world with trachoma, an eye infection that can cause blindness? Learn how to prevent it.

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