Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation

Posted on: 2 October, 2012
Issue: Vol 12 No 4, October 2012 - December 2012
Related to Chronic conditions Eye health Health services Immunisation Infectious conditions Sexual health Social and emotional wellbeing Health promotion Nutrition Remote Rural Substance use Northern Territory Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation has a new website and has renamed each section to reflect the Waramungu language. All correspondence now includes the Waramungu and English names. Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation is a community controlled multidisciplinary Aboriginal health service providing primary health care to the people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region of the Northern Territory. The organisation provides a range of services through linked community based strategies and programs.  Anyinginyi consists of:

  • Parlpuru Ninji Kari (Health Centre) – a general practice and dental centre with the specialist areas
  • Kalpa Purru Wirranjarlki (Public Health Unit) – a team delivering health promotion, screening and prevention programs
  • Sports and Recreation – a unit delivering programs aimed at preventing chronic disease and improving wellbeing
  • Manu Kinapina Parlpuru Ninji Kari (Regional Remote Health) – a centre and roving clinic providing primary health care services and allied health care to residents of the Barkly region
  • Piliyintinji-ki Stronger Families (PSF) – a counselling and community development unit providing culturally appropriate services and programs focusing on substance misuse, family support and social and emotional wellbeing.

Abstract adapted from Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation


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