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Hand in hand : report on Aboriginal traditional medicine / Francesca Panzironi
Bib ID 8071784
Format BookBook, OnlineOnline [still image, text, volume]
Panzironi, Francesca, author
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Description [Adelaide?] : Anangu Ngangkari Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation, [2013] 
206 pages : illustrations, charts ; 30 cm. 
ISBN 9780987531100 (paperback)
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • Traditional medicine : traditional medicine in the international context; Traditional medicine and western medicine: case studies of integration and harmonisation; Traditional medicine in Australia
  • Aboriginal traditional medicine: legislative and policy framework : introduction; Commonwealth legislation on Aboriginal traditional medicine; Council of Australian Governments' Closing the Gap Indigenous health policy framework; Closing the Gap and Aboriginal traditional medicine; The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Plan and Aboriginal traditional medicine; Commonwealth funding: a keystone precedent; South Australia: legislation on Aboriginal traditional medicine; South Australia: policy development on Aboriginal traditional medicine: the Browne's draft report; The Burgoyne's draft report; Mental Health Unit: the Stewart' and Turner's draft discussion papers; Challenges: bureaucratization and westernization; Accreditation, qualifications and registration; Rates and payments schedule; Challenges: real or biased?
  • Ngangkari services in South Australia: Ngangkari services in rural and remote areas: ACHSA's Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services not providing ngangkari services; ACHSA's community controlled Aboriginal health services and mainstream health services providing ngangkari services; Ngangkari services in Adelaide metropolitan area : Public hospitals: issues, challenges and ways forward; Funding; Other organizations accessing ngangkari; Issues and challenges in Adelaide metropolitan area; Ngangkari and the criminal justice system : : role of ngangkari: circuit court in the APY lands; Role of ngangkari: correctional system; Issues and challenges in South Australia: recogition of ngangkari as legitimate health practitioners; Rates, payment schedule and payment process; Data collection on ngangkari services; Health professional training and development; Adverse events, safety and risk issues; Advantages of ngangkari services; Disadvantage of ngangkari services; Lack of a statewide policy framework
  • Western medical practitioners and ngangkari in clinical settings: doctor-ngangkari relationship; Ngangkari-patient relationship; Doctor-patient relationship
  • Stories of healing
  • Ngangkari: role and significance; Ngangkariku Tjukurpa; Ngangkari educational and training model; Ailments; Methods of healing and treatment; Mapanpa: ngangkari sacred tools; Ngangkari and western health practitioners: a two-way health care model; The way forward: recognition, respect and fair remuneration
  • A new statewide policy framework: Central body:the Anangu Ngangkari Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation; Ngangkari accreditation process: qualification, accreditation and registration standards; Register of accredited ngangkari; Ngangkari employment scheme: a state-based model; Database on ngangkari interventions; educational programs for health professional training and development; Benefits of the proposed statewide policy framework; Increase cost-effectiveness: potential reduction of health care expenditure
  • Appendix 1: List of interviewees Appendix 2: Pitjantjatjara glossary.

Includes bibliographical references : pages 201-206.

Also available electronically.

Recommended Reading, NURS 1036, 2014

Subjects Health services.  |  Health - Policy and administration.  |  Pitjantjatjara people (C6) (NT SG52-11)  |  Health - Treatments - Traditional - Clever people.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Medicine.  |  Traditional medicine.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Medicine.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Services for.  |  Traditional medicine -- South Australia -- Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands.  |  Healers, Aboriginal Australian -- South Australia -- Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands.  |  Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene.  |  South Australia (SA)
Other authors/contributors Anangu Ngangkari Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation
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