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- Marrabinya (Indigenous Health Support Service) [Service] (New South Wales)
This service provides assistance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have been diagnosed with a chronic disease, living in the Western New South Wales (NSW) Primary Health Network region. Individuals can be referred to Marrabinya by their general practitioner for assistance with specialist appointments, transport, accommodation and medical aids.
- My Health For Life [Service] (Queensland) This free program was designed to decrease participants' risk of developing conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. Strategies include healthy nutrition programs, physical activity, understanding personal risk of developing health conditions and how to make healthier choices in everyday life.
- Strong Heart Strong Community [Service] (New South Wales) This program is designed to improve awareness of heart health for Aboriginal women in South West Sydney. The program includes the Lyrebirds aqua-aerobics program, community education initiatives and the development of a range of health promotion resources. The program supports many women to become heart health advocates in their families and community. The program is an example of the importance of collaborative initiatives and the impact that health promotion programs have when there is community engagement.