Mildura, Victoria : Aboriginal health promotion short course
Dreher, Bronwyn , Fredericks, Bronwyn L., Mahoney, Ray , & Merzliakov, Nikki (2009) Mildura, Victoria : Aboriginal health promotion short course. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 33(6), pp. 6-7.
The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation’s (VACCHO) Public Health and Research Unit delivered an Aboriginal Health Promotion Short Course in Mildura in 2009. -----
The VACCHO delivered Aboriginal Health Promotion Short Course included current health promotion theory and practice as it specifically relates to Aboriginal people within Victoria. As Aboriginal people have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes, the course specifically addressed risk factors for chronic disease including smoking, physical activity, nutrition and mental health and well-being. Hence, a key part of the course involved participants working in groups to plan a health promotion program for one of the key health issues- smoking, physical activity and nutrition, or spiritual health and wellbeing. The aim is for participants to use these programs in their daily work with Aboriginal clients.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Aboriginal, health, health promotion, training, course, Mildura, Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, VACCHO|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > PUBLIC HEALTH AND HEALTH SERVICES (111700) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (111701)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health|
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Research Centres > Indigenous Studies Research Network
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 Bronwyn Dreher, Bronwyn Fredericks, ray MAhoney and Nikki Merzliakov, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and the Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal.|
|Deposited On:||09 Sep 2010 08:03|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 02:08|
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