1. Analyse the impact of social, environmental and behavioural factors on the health of different populations
2. Analyse population health outcomes and the major social, economic, political and cultural forces that contribute to health inequalities
3. Analyse health outcomes in Indigenous populations
4. Apply theoretical frameworks to develop effective health promotion interventions.
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The role of empowered communities in closing the gap strategy have been considered important and in strengthening the social and cultural determinants of health in these indigenous communities. In this paper, we discuss the closing the gap strategy and the impact of this strategy over the last ten years. We then discuss the role of empowered communities in reducing the health disparities and strengthening of cultural and social determinants
What is closing the gap strategy?
Closing the gap is a government initiative that continuously targets on reducing the disadvantage among the indigenous people particularly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with respect to various aspects of health and education. Particularly it targets reducing the gaps in life expectancy, access to early childhood education, child mortality, educational achievement and also employment outcomes between these population and the normal Australians. It is a formal commitment taken by all the Australian governments in order to attain health equality within a time span of 25 years(Oscar & Little, 2018). During the year 2008, March there was a common agreement between the Australian governments and the people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups to work together for the achievement of reduction in inequalities in health status and life expectancy between the two groups namely the indigenous population and the non indigenous population in the Australia and this was signed in the summit of indigenous health equality summit...
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