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From the bush to the store : diabetes, everyday life and the critique of health services in two remote Northern Territory Aboriginal communities : a summary of the report / [by Kim Humphery, Mervyn Dixon Japanangka, James Marrawal
Bib ID 657092
Format BookBook
Author
Humphery, Kim
 
Description [Darwin : Diabetes Australia Research Trust/Territory Health Services, c1998] 
16 p. : ill ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 0724533559
Summary

Review of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; comparative survey of diabetes levels and perceptions in an NT desert and coastal community summarised - causes of disease and definitions of health; criticism of conventional health interventions; critique of the biomedical model; the use of the concept of culture in Aboriginal health; problem of representation of Aboriginality in health; research method; perception of health and disease - problems with culturally appropriate interventions; contact history; problem of applying traditional culture; community views on causes and controls of diabetes; review of NT diabetes programs.

Subjects Aboriginal Australians -- Medical care -- Northern Territory.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Northern Territory.  |  Diabetes -- Northern Territory.  |  Health services.  |  Health - Endocrine system - Diabetes.  |  Health - Attitudes and definitions.  |  Indigenous knowledge - Health and medicine.  |  Northern Territory (NT)
Other authors/contributors Marrawal, James  |  Japanangka, Mervyn  |  Northern Territory. Territory Health Services  |  Diabetes Australia. Research Trust

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