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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    How can we, as a country, raise the health standards for aborigines?

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  • Eric Rosario

    Exercise Physiologist

    Master of Applied Science by Research into the Effects of Strength Training on Postmenopausal women. I have been involved in strength training for 67 years … View Profile

    This is not a simple question. One thing that must be remembered is that we should not patronise them, Again since stress is a major cause of many of their problems we as a community must change our attitude  to them and not try to make them like us.

  • Dr David McIntosh

    Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Surgeon

    David McIntosh is an Australian trained ENT surgeon with international experience. His areas of interest are paediatrics, nose and sinus disease, and providing access to … View Profile

    We need less in the way of programs and intervention and more in the way of engaging communities, asking them what they want and need and then explain what needs to be done to make these things happen. It needs to be about mutual respect, acceptance of responsibility in the direction of improvement, and realistic and honest expectations. Eric is right though, this is not easy but by starting small, big things can happen. 

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