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The health of Kimberley Aborigines : a personal 15-year perspective / by Michael Gracey and Randolph M. Spargo
Bib ID 2413316
Format BookBook
Author
Gracey, Michael
 
Description Canberra : East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project, [1986] 
iii, 23 p. : ill. ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0867402687
Series

East Kimberley working paper ; no. 12

Summary

Health problems associated with isolation of Kimberleys such as malnutrition and gastroenteritis given way to diseases of changing lifestyle; increased heart diseases, alcoholism, obesity, diabetes, parasitic infection, sexually transmitted diseases and violent deaths; decreasing infant mortality and hospitalization and leprosy.

Notes

Bibliography: p. 17-22.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Western Australia -- Kimberley.  |  Health - Endocrine system - Diabetes.  |  Health status - Womens health - Maternal health.  |  Health - Biochemistry - Lipids / Body fats.  |  Health - Urogenital system.  |  Substance use - Alcohol.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Sexually transmitted diseases.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Gastrointestinal.  |  Health - Nutrition disorders.  |  Health - Cardiovascular system.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Parasitic diseases.  |  Health - Nervous system.  |  Substance use.  |  Health - Injuries and accidents.  |  Health - Infectious diseases - Leprosy.  |  Health status - Child health - Infants.  |  West Kimberley area (WA SD51, SD52, SE51)  |  East Kimberley area (WA SD52, SE52)
Other authors/contributors Spargo, Randolph M  |  East Kimberley Impact Assessment Project (Australia)

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