AMA fights for improvements in Aborigines' healthBMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6921.75a (Published 08 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:75
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The Australian Medical Association (AMA) is pushing for a radical programme to improve Aborigines' health. The initiative comes from federal president Dr Brendan Nelson.
After a visit to Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory Dr Nelson said that Aboriginal health was the “number one public health problem in Australia. I am determined to ensure that the AMA does all it can to support Aboriginal people and those at the cutting edge of Aboriginal health,” …