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Aboriginal HealthInfoNet: Review of Male Aboriginal Health

The HealthInfoNet is based at Edith Cowan University in Western Australia. This review by Dr Neil Thomson and colleagues provides a detailed summary of the health factors and status of Aboriginal men in Australia.

Aboriginal HealthInfoNet


This review provides an excellent summary of the current state of male Aboriginal health, outling factors, influences and health outcomes.

It covers:

  • Historical and contemporary influences
  • The context of indigenous male health
  • Mortality
  • Hospitalisation
  • Selected health conditions
  • Risk factors
  • Vulnerable groups
  • Policy developments
  • Closing The Gap commitments
  • Concluding comments 

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