Aboriginal presentation and report
‘Close the Gap’ is a program initiative committed to closing the health and life expectancy between Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians by 2030. The effectiveness of this program is measured by a number of indicators including but not limited to health.
Consider and discuss the topic in relation to social and historical circumstances
Discuss the impact and any relevancy on today’s health of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population;
Discuss what approaches (old and new) have, or are currently being adopted to address or promote the issue/topic from a health promotion perspective; what has worked and what hasn’t and why?
Describe and discuss using a strength based approach how the current and future needs of the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait population can be addressed