Verifying latrines in Vietnam and Cambodia

The benefits of every household having convenient, safe access to a hygienic latrine are enormous. Communities and neighbourhoods would be cleaner, safer and healthier. The incidence of diseases caused by exposure to faecal matter would be reduced, potentially saving many …

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Promoting perennial pastures

They call the soil of the coastal sand plains of the Northern Agricultural Region of Western Australia “gutless” and “glass beads”. Farmers here coax extraordinary harvests but periodic droughts are an ever-present threat to their farming systems. How can this …

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Night Outreach

Geraldton Aboriginal Streetwork Corporation is an Aboriginal corporation that has been supporting young people since 1985. Geraldton’s small central business district runs right up to the foreshore of the Indian Ocean. The white sand, clean air and mild climate makes …

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The Demographic and Health Surveys

  Over 90 countries have conducted a Demographic and Health Survey. Financially supported by USAID for thirty years, MEASURE DHS is the single largest and most respected source of demographic, health and social data for low and middle income countries. …

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Informing Geraldton residents: how well is the City doing?

The phone survey of community members has ended.   We reached a representative sample of residents aged 15 and above.  A big thanks to the participants and the Royal Lifesaving call centre in Bridgetown for making this possible. The CGG staff …

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Regional Men’s Health Initiative

Men in rural and remote Australia suffer higher rates of chronic disease, injury and suicide that men in our major cities.  The Regional Men’s Health Initiative uses a bottoms-up community development model to improve men’s health and well-being by raising …

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Indigenous Healthy Lifestyle Program Evaluation

Five organisations received funds from the Western Australian government to improve Aboriginal people’s health.  The organisations were based in some of the most under-serviced communities in the state. They were encouraged to work in partnership with Aboriginal people and other …

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Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health

Aboriginal Australia is a young population and its mothers and children carry an unfairly large burden of disease and social disadvantage.  Fortunately there are many excellent services, many of them in Aboriginal community controlled organisations, which are working to make every …

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