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Building Healthier Communities: A Framework for Health and Community Services 2004-2009

Northern Territory Government Country Resources General Health Strategies and Plans Northern Territory 31 December 2004 Policy document community services, health service

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A framework for building healthier communities, and health and community services that are responsive, accountable and effective.

This booklet describes our vision for the health and community services system in the Northern Territory over the next five years. Specifically, it outlines our Framework For Building Healthier Communities for all Territorians, which focusses on:

-Giving kids a good start in life
-Strengthening families and communities
-Getting serious about Aboriginal health
-Creating better pathways to health services
-Filling service gaps
-Tackling substance abuse

It also identifies four key areas for strengthening and reforming our health and community services system:
-Building quality health and community services
-Creating better ways of working together
-Valuing and supporting our workforce
-Creating a health information network

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