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Aboriginal health gap widens

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 06 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1157

The difference between the health of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australians has widened, making Australia an anomaly in the developed world, according to a new report. Despite a national Aboriginal health strategy costing pounds sterling115m, a study by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare indicates that Aborigines continue to suffer considerable health inequalities.

“During recent decades the indigenous populations of …

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