Healing from the centre: Taking traditional Aboriginal medicine mainstream [CC] (2020-V02)

Healing from the centre: Taking traditional Aboriginal medicine mainstream [CC] (2020-V02)

Improving health outcomes for Indigenous Australians remains an ongoing challenge. However, an innovative South Australian program is encouraging better engagement with the health system by offering culturally appropriate care. In 2019, the North Adelaide Local Health Network (NALHN) entered into a partnership with the Anangu Ngangkari Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation (ANTAC) to deliver traditional Aboriginal treatments to patients in primary and acute care settings. Ngangkari (traditional healers) registered with ANTAC provide a variety of services which have been vetted by clinicians to ensure safety.

  • Authors: Marinella Padula
  • Published Date: 17 December 2020
  • Author Institution: Australia and New Zealand School of Government
  • Featured Content Length: 4
  • Content Length: 4
  • Agency Type: Health and Disability, Non-government, Not-for-profit
  • Product Type: One-part case, Multimedia

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