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Justin Mohamed, Chair, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) delivered this presentation at the 15th Annual Health Congress 2014. This event brings together thought ...

Justin Mohamed, Chair, National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) delivered this presentation at the 15th Annual Health Congress 2014. This event brings together thought leaders and leading practitioners from across the Australian health system to consider the challenges, implications and future directions for health reform.

For more information, please visit http://www.informa.com.au/annualhealthcongress14

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    Justin Mohamed, NACCHO - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan – An  analysis of the Indigenous health reform strategy Justin Mohamed, NACCHO - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan – An analysis of the Indigenous health reform strategy Presentation Transcript

    • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan An analysis of the Indigenous health reform strategy Justin Mohamed Chairperson - NACCHO
    • Staffing • 14 full time staff for every 1000 Aboriginal/ Torres Strait Islander clients at ACCHOs • Across various areas including Clinical Services, Health Promotion, Corporate Services, Advocacy, Knowledge and Research, Policy and Planning, Community Engagement, Cultural Safety • More than 3000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People work in ACCHS • The average ACCHS employs 42 staff of which more than half are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander • The number 1 problem identified by our clinics is the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander staff
    • Staffing Annual Workforce and Activity Reports (OSR) 310,038 clients attended ACCHS in 2010–11 servicing over 50% of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population In 2010–11 a total of 1,812,758 episodes of care (1,531,648 Indigenous and 209,956 non- Indigenous) were provided to clients attending the 109 ACCHS. Most ACCHS were located in Inner and Outer regional areas, followed by Very remote areas • Most ACCHS had governing bodies which were 100% Indigenous • The clients of ACCHS also came predominantly from Inner and Outer regional areas followed by Remote and Very remote areas
    • Close the Gap Funding • 2008 – Commonwealth, States and Territories signed the $1.6 b 4 year National Partnership Agreement (NPA) • June 2014 – the NPA is due to expire • April 2013 – The Labor Federal Government announces an additional $777 m to continue Close the Gap Efforts.