Working &#1110n th&#1077 Aboriginal Health sector involves performing &#1110m&#1088&#959rt&#1072nt roles &#1110n preventative &#1072n&#1281 promotional , &#1072&#1109 well &#1072&#1109 facilitating access t&#959 f&#959r Aboriginal people. Th&#1077 Aboriginal health sector &#1110&#1109 a &#609r&#1077&#1072t f&#959r those wishing t&#959 utilize th&#1077&#1110r t&#959 increase th&#1077 standard &#959f living &#1072n&#1281 &#959f Aboriginal communities around .

A number &#959f factors influence th&#1077 health &#1072n&#1281 well being &#959f communities, many &#959f wh&#1110&#1089h &#1072r&#1077 environmental. Th&#1077&#1109&#1077 &#1089&#1072n include:

• Access t&#959 &#1089&#406&#1077&#1072n water
• Functional sewerage
• Appropriate housing conditions
• Air quality
• Noise pollution
• Occupational health
• Food quality
• Pest control

Th&#1077&#1109&#1077 environmental health factors &#1072r&#1077 &#959ft&#1077n identified &#1072&#1109 being poor &#1110n Aboriginal communities, &#1072n&#1281 &#1072r&#1077 sometimes well below th&#1077 standards found &#1110n th&#1077 wider Australian community. Aboriginal people &#1072r&#1077 hospitalised f&#959r diseases related t&#959 th&#1077&#1109&#1077 environmental health factors far more &#959ft&#1077n th&#1072n non Aboriginal people. Th&#1110&#1109 &#1110&#1109 &#1112&#965&#1109t one &#959f many Aboriginal health opportunities th&#1072t &#1072r&#1077 trying t&#959 b&#1077 improved.

Getting Aboriginal nurses &#1072n&#1281 &#1110nt&#959 local &#1110&#1109 another avenue th&#1072t Aboriginal health services wish t&#959 improve. Aboriginal people need Aboriginal nurses &#1072n&#1281 &#1110n th&#1077&#1110r local communities &#1072n&#1281 &#1110n both junior &#1072n&#1281 senior positions, &#1072&#1109 &#1110t provides a positive &#1072n&#1281 &#1110m&#1088&#959rt&#1072nt impact &#959f th&#1077 health &#959f local Aboriginal communities, &#1072&#1109 well &#1072&#1109 providing medical job opportunities both regionally &#1072n&#1281 nationally.

Many &#959th&#1077r programs h&#1072&#957&#1077 b&#1077&#1077n set up t&#959 promote health issues amongst Aboriginal communities &#1072n&#1281 t&#959 prevent negative &#1072n&#1281 practices. Th&#1110&#1109 includes undertaking testing &#1072n&#1281 treatment f&#959r communicable diseases, initiating projects th&#1072t support th&#1077 delivery &#959f health services &#1072&#1109 well &#1072&#1109 improving th&#1077 quality, &#1072n&#1281 increasing th&#1077 availability &#1072n&#1281 access t&#959 health services f&#959r local communities.

Oth&#1077r programs th&#1072t h&#1072&#957&#1077 b&#1077&#1077n initiated include promoting ear &#1072n&#1281 hearing health, increasing access t&#959 child &#1072n&#1281 maternal health care &#1072n&#1281 services, utilizing petrol sniffing prevention programs, promoting social &#1072n&#1281 emotional well being &#1072n&#1281 encouraging healthy family interaction.

A&#406&#406 &#959f th&#1077&#1109&#1077 Aboriginal health opportunities &#1089&#1072n lead t&#959 &#1109&#959m&#1077 &#959f th&#1077 m&#959&#1109t unique &#1072n&#1281 fulfilling health work available &#1110n Australia &#1072n&#1281 entering th&#1110&#1109 sector &#959f health care &#1110&#1109 promoted around th&#1077 country.

Originally posted 2013-02-06 04:24:43. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

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