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There needs to be more effort put into optimal cold chain management of vaccines and other medicines in rural and remote communities

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Government commitment to prevent further cases of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease in Australia. We need support for the rural and remote workforce, and support for education in primary prevention of RHD for all at-risk communities. The Government must recognize this is an... more

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Support increased access to allied health by supporting Recommendation 14 from the Allied Health Reference Group's Report for the MBS review to create a new MBS item for the provision of telehealth services for patients consulting with an allied health professional via teleconference

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Reducing health inequality can only be actioned by addressing social,cultural and economic determinants of health.Measuring capacity and programmes that keep people well will ensure a focus on prevention.The conference calls on government and individuals to take a long range view and support... more

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Federal and state funding mechanisms frequently result in short term funding commitments to employing organisations, including non-government organisations. This further frustrates attempts to establish employment certainty for prospective and current employees and is a major issue associated... more

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Comprehensive primary health care requires adequate funding to reduce the long term health cost of acute care. Investing in acute health care does not improve long term health outcomes.

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That both the mrff and NHMRC be required to meet a target for investment in rural health research that is proportionate to the population share of the 7 million people that live in rural, regional and remote Australia.

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The 1st 2000 days of life are critical to early brain development and lifelong social and health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. It is recommended that government fund and actively support services to enable a preventative, holistic approach to combat the impact of the SDoH... more

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Oral disease in young children, particularly early childhood dental decay is largely preventable and if the disease is detected early its management is simple. Yet, Aboriginal children suffer from dental disease at twice the rate of non-Aboriginal children and are more likely to be admitted for... more

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There needs to be more funded positions for pharmacists in GP clinics

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That the Commonwealth Government commits that within the next ten years that every Aboriginal person/community has effective access to a well funded Aboriginal community controlled health service providing comprehensive primary health care including SEWB programs, early childhood, family support... more

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Working in partnership is complex and ongoing. Therefore, in order to be sustainable and effective, mainstream health organisations need to do the following:
a) Actively engage with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health organisations in order to build trust and relationships.... more

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that the government immedicatley raise the NEW start allowance to a living wage as poverty begets poor health status

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Government and Universities could create a program of training for “Community Health Workers” targeting small remote towns with a single health practitioner such as a remote area nurse. These workers would be drawn from the town population and could be trained to provide basic essential... more

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Upgrade to NBN is essential so we can take advantage of technological opportunities towards improving access.

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Rural and remote areas and Aboriginal communities continue to suffer from housing and local environmental disadvantage. Overcrowding and lack of appropriate, safe and functioning utilities such as power and water are at the root of many preventable diseases including Rheumatic Heart Disease,... more

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Pharmacists need to be embedded into Aboriginal Health Centres

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From session A9
1 Australia is failing with its achievement of the SDGs. NRHA should advocate for greater attention by the Aust. govt. to achievement of the SDGs.
2 approx 50% of Children in Broken Hill at 1 year have high blood lead levels. Rec 1 More attention should be given to... more

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Mechanisms, including funding support, for localised coordination of health workforce recruitment and retention strategies could be important for greater cooperation (less competitive organisational behaviour) and longer term / sustained models of care responding to community need

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The RHA should do the following in regards to telehealth:
-undergraduate education regarding adoption of telehealth
-supporting recommendations from MBS reference group reports for additional access and claiming for telehealth
-support interdisciplinary collaboration for... more

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