Facilitating uptake of Aboriginal adult health checks through community engagement and health promotion

Radcliffe Publishing Ltd.
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Quality in Primary Care, 2010, 18 (1), pp. 57 - 64
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Background Adult Health Checks (AHCs) for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people (MBS Item 710) promote comprehensive physical and psychosocial health assessments. Despite the poor uptake of health assessments in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, a small number of successful implementation initiatives have been reported. In order to ensure uptake of these screening initiatives, there remains a need to demonstrate the feasibility of models of implementing AHCs.
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