Day 2 #NACCHOagm2017 Aboriginal Health Conference : Media Alert : Hear our national #ACCHO ” Voices ” in Canberra today


Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation leaders and health experts from across Australia will come together in Canberra today for DAY 2 of #NACCHOagm2017  to examine key policy issues and projects that are making a difference in closing the gap in Indigenous health.

The theme of the conference is Our Health Counts: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.

NACCHO would like to acknowledge that we will be gathering on the traditional Ngunnawal and Ngambri lands and acknowledge owner’s past, present and future “

Download the full conference program here

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Facebook : A limited number of sessions and interviews will be broadcast via our FACEBOOK Page @NacchoAboriginalHealth

National Media Contact: Jenny Stokes 0478 504 280

NACCHO Social Media: Colin Cowell 0401 331 251

NACCHO Contact at Conference: Oliver Tye 0450 956 942

9.10 9.30 am

Topic: Governance and Constitutional Change

– Results of consultation with State and Territory Affiliates

Speaker: Patricia Turner, Chief Executive Officer, NACCHO @NACCHOAustralia

10.20 – 10.45 AM

Topic: Primary Health Care best practice for Clients with Chronic Disease Gurriny Yealamucka Health services

Speaker: Suzanne Andrews @GurrinyHealth

10.00 – 10.45 am

Mike Stephens

Topic: ACCHS Pharmacist SIG Meeting

11.15 – 11.45 am

Topic: New Approaches in a Changing Environment

Speaker: Danila Dilba @DanilaDilba CEO Olga Havnen and Adrian Carson @carson_adrian @IUIH

Federation Ballroom

12.05 – 12.30 pm

Topic: Oral Health program and partnership with Goondir Health Services

Speaker: Donnella Mills

12.05 – 12.50 pm

Topic two: PwC report on Aboriginal Incarceration rates in Australia

Speaker: Jodie Sizer and James Van Smeerdijk from PwC

Murrumbidgee Room

1.30 – 2.00 pm

Topic: Culture, Communication, Clinical Interactions: factors for change in chronic disease self-management , Rheumatic Heart Disease Menzies School of health and Research @MenziesResearch

2.30 – 3.00 pm

Topic: Improving Dental Health in Remote Communities

Presenter: The Royal Australian Air Force

3.30 – 4.15 pm

Topic: Close the Gap refresh taskforce consultation

Speaker: Sam Jeffries, Prime Minister and cabinet

4.15 4.45 pm

Topic: The Redfern Statement

2 comments on “Day 2 #NACCHOagm2017 Aboriginal Health Conference : Media Alert : Hear our national #ACCHO ” Voices ” in Canberra today

  1. Thankyou NACCHO for the opportunity to share the ARDAC Kidney health story, Chronic Kidney Disease is too familiar amongst our mob; we need to collaborate and fight this silent killer. Health literacy is so important for our community (Knowledge is Power).

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