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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services report, 2008-09

13 Sep 2010
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The 2008–09 Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (OATSIH) Services Reporting data collection provides information on the activities, clients, provision of care and staffing of Australian Government funded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander primary health-care, substance use, and Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling services. This information informs Indigenous health policy, and program development and implementation.

The main findings from the 2008-09 OATSIH Services Reporting data collection show that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander: - primary health care services provided 2.1 million episodes of health care to around 375,000 clients - substance use specific services provided treatment and assistance to address substance use issues to about 23,200 clients - Bringing Them Home and Link Up counselling services provided counselling to about 8,400 clients.

Authored by AIHW.

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2010
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