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2017 AMA report card on Indigenous health: a national strategic approach to ending chronic otitis media and its life long impacts in Indigenous communities

Posted on: 11 December, 2017
Issue: Vol 17 No 4, October 2017 – December 2017
Related to Ear health Policies Infants and young children

Australian Medical Association (2017)
2017 AMA report card on Indigenous health: a national strategic approach to ending chronic otitis media and its life long impacts in Indigenous communities
Canberra: Australian Medical Association

This report card by the Australian Medical Association focuses on ear health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities; with a special emphasis on chronic otitis media. It explains the problem and provides practical, achievable solutions to the problem. The report covers:

  • an introduction to the issue and recommendations
  • chronic otitis media’s life-long developmental and hearing impacts
  • a discussion on the recommendations
  • otitis media in the Indigenous population
  • the Australian government responses to Indigenous hearing health and otitis media.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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