Dementia in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Robert M Parker
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (8): 435-436. || doi: 10.5694/mja14.00259

An urgent imperative to close the gap

The article by Li and colleagues1 in this issue of the Journal highlights an important emerging public health problem for Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population that incorporates many health issues relevant to the “close the gap” initiative.

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  • Robert M Parker

  • School of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Darwin, NT.


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