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Indigenous AOD Workers' Wellbeing Resources

The Best Bang For Our Buck: Recommendations For The Provision Of Training For Tobacco Action Workers and Indigenous Health Workers

Type: Journal
Author: Thompson, M.
Publisher: Contemporary Nurse: A Journal for the Australian Nursing Professional, 37(1), 90-91.
Year: 2011

While smoking rates among Australians in general have declined over the past two decades, rates for Aboriginal Australians have remained high and continue to contribute to the overall poor health of Aboriginal people. Aboriginal health workers are proposed as one way to help reduce smoking rates for Aboriginal people. However, there is a need for specifically developed courses to train health workers to deliver smoking interventions.

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