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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to endure higher levels of illness and higher levels of comorbidity. We have three times the rate of preventable admissions to hospital, overcrowded housing and a lack of access to basic health services in many areas.
Our increased incidence of pre-existing health conditions is due in large part to governments’ failures to close the gaps in health equity for Indigenous people in Australia.
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You can read more about the Close the Gap Campaign on the ANTaR website at https://antar.org.au/close-gap
March 19, 2020
Posted by: Renae Kilmister
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