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Grampians — Closing the Gap in Indigenous eye health

Uma Jatkar, Mitchell D Anjou and Hugh R Taylor
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (2): 97. || doi: 10.5694/mja16.01060
Published online: 6 February 2017

Indigenous health faces challenges in translating evidence-based frameworks into improved outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.1 The Grampians region of Victoria highlights a successful model of enhancing eye health outcomes.

  • Uma Jatkar
  • Mitchell D Anjou
  • Hugh R Taylor

  • Indigenous Eye Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC

Correspondence: uma.jatkar@unimelb.edu.au

Acknowledgements: 

We thank GRAEHAG, including the Ballarat and District Aboriginal Cooperative, the Budja Budja Aboriginal Cooperative, the Goolum Goolum Aboriginal Cooperative, the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, ACO, the Grampians Region DHHS, the Western Victoria Primary Health Network, RWAV, the Department of Education and Training, the University of Melbourne, and project officer Roman Zwolak for their commitment and collaborative efforts.

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