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Title: Cost estimates of primary health care activities for remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory
Publication Date: 2006
Authors: Zhao, Yuejen
Hanssens, Peter
Byron, Peter
Guthridge, Steve
Publisher: DHCS
Abstract: This study presents estimates of the cost of providing primary health care to remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory for a number of common conditions. These conditions are the metabolic syndrome related diseases (hypertension, diabetes, ischaemic heart disease and renal disease), chronic lung disease, well children under five years of age, and antenatal care. The aim of the project was to inform the development of proposed Medicare items that will improve access for Aboriginal populations in remote areas to mainstream primary health care funding.
Citation: Zhao Y, Hanssens P, Byron P, Guthridge S. Cost estimates of primary health care for remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. Department of Health and Community Services, Darwin, 2006.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10137/59
ISBN: 0975720368
Type: Report
Subject: Aboriginal people
Metabolic diseases
Health services
Remote areas
Costs and cost analysis
Chronic disease
Primary health care
Antenatal care
Health Economics
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