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Health and nutrition of Aboriginal children : report of a workshop [held Sydney, 1-5 December 1969]

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Health and nutrition of Aboriginal children : report of a workshop [held Sydney, 1-5 December 1969]
Title
Health and nutrition of Aboriginal children
Title remainder
report of a workshop [held Sydney, 1-5 December 1969]
Title variation
Workshop on the health and nutritional status of Aboriginal Children
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Report based on the findings of a workshop on the Health and Nutrition of Aboriginal Children held at the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Sydney University 1969;; meeting was visited by W.C Wentworth, Minister for Social Services and Miinister in charge of Aboriginal Affairs; document entitled 'A National Survey of Aboriginal Health: A Possible Guidline' was presented by Dr Colin Tatz, Monash University; aims of workshop was to review the information available about the health and nutrition of Aboriginal children and make recommendations for further research activities and action programmes in the immediate and long term future
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  • Children, Aboriginal Australian
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Label
Health and nutrition of Aboriginal children : report of a workshop [held Sydney, 1-5 December 1969]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Variant title [heads list of workshop members], p. 5
  • Typescript ; Processed
Contents
Address by W.C. Wentworth, Minister for Social Services and Minister in charge of Aboriginal Affairs -- The health of the Aboriginal child: foetal growth and nutrition ; Maternal health and nutritional status -- Infant health and nutritional status: mortality and morbidity patterns, infant feeding patterns -- Mortality and morbidity patterns of children; Growth patterns of infants and children; Plasma nutrient levels and growth; Immune responses in Aboriginal children; Intestinal parasites; Effects of specific nutrient therapy on growth rates; Absence of satisfactory vital statistics -- Socio-cultural factors relevant to the health of Aboriginal children: Methods of obtaining socio-cultural and psychological data; The need for relevant socio-cultural studies to provide information of importance medically; Attitudes and beliefs of Aborigines affecting health; Attitudes of Aborigines to children; Cultural practices affecting health (based on studies in Arnhem Land); Social factors affecting growth; Psychological states affecting health; Possible socio-cultural change which could influence the health status of children; Suggested basis of anthropological methods -- Recommendations for research: types of study: collection of data on morbidity and mortality; General survey; Surveys in depth and specific research projects; Consideration of medical aspects of these studies; Consideration of socio-cultural aspects of these studies -- Recommendations for immediate action: Selection and training of personnel; Selection and training of Aborigines; Housing; Postnatal services; Prenatal services; Information about growth retardation; Collation of information on Aboriginal health; Parasite control program for the 1-5 year age group -- Appendix 1 : Some anthropological comments on an Australian Aboriginal nutritional and health survey -- Appendix II : Detail check list for the collection of socio-cultural data: genealogies, household schedules, traditional identifcation, social and physical structure of a community, food and nutrition, formal education, existing community health facilities, social and personal adjustment, population movement, basic values
Extent
66 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Jeremy Long :
Stock number
MAR05/006
Label
Health and nutrition of Aboriginal children : report of a workshop [held Sydney, 1-5 December 1969]
Publication
Note
  • Variant title [heads list of workshop members], p. 5
  • Typescript ; Processed
Contents
Address by W.C. Wentworth, Minister for Social Services and Minister in charge of Aboriginal Affairs -- The health of the Aboriginal child: foetal growth and nutrition ; Maternal health and nutritional status -- Infant health and nutritional status: mortality and morbidity patterns, infant feeding patterns -- Mortality and morbidity patterns of children; Growth patterns of infants and children; Plasma nutrient levels and growth; Immune responses in Aboriginal children; Intestinal parasites; Effects of specific nutrient therapy on growth rates; Absence of satisfactory vital statistics -- Socio-cultural factors relevant to the health of Aboriginal children: Methods of obtaining socio-cultural and psychological data; The need for relevant socio-cultural studies to provide information of importance medically; Attitudes and beliefs of Aborigines affecting health; Attitudes of Aborigines to children; Cultural practices affecting health (based on studies in Arnhem Land); Social factors affecting growth; Psychological states affecting health; Possible socio-cultural change which could influence the health status of children; Suggested basis of anthropological methods -- Recommendations for research: types of study: collection of data on morbidity and mortality; General survey; Surveys in depth and specific research projects; Consideration of medical aspects of these studies; Consideration of socio-cultural aspects of these studies -- Recommendations for immediate action: Selection and training of personnel; Selection and training of Aborigines; Housing; Postnatal services; Prenatal services; Information about growth retardation; Collation of information on Aboriginal health; Parasite control program for the 1-5 year age group -- Appendix 1 : Some anthropological comments on an Australian Aboriginal nutritional and health survey -- Appendix II : Detail check list for the collection of socio-cultural data: genealogies, household schedules, traditional identifcation, social and physical structure of a community, food and nutrition, formal education, existing community health facilities, social and personal adjustment, population movement, basic values
Extent
66 leaves
Governing access note
Open access - reading. Partial copying & use. Not for Inter-Library Loan
Immediate source of acquisition
Jeremy Long :
Stock number
MAR05/006

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