More than 150 Aboriginal health workers are discussing how the Western NSW Local Health District (WNSWLHD) can continue focusing on improving their community's health.
They are taking part in the Aboriginal Health Symposium and Workforce Forum ending Thursday in Dubbo.
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"We are committed to improving the health and well-being outcomes for our Aboriginal population by setting realistic goals that focus on improving the environment in which we deliver our services, the way we deliver these services and by strengthening our Aboriginal workforce," said Brendon Cutmore, the WNSWLHD's executive director Aboriginal health and well-being.
The three-day event allows for the showcasing of home-grown programs including BreastScreen clinics and the Marang Dhali Eating Well program.
The Ngangkari Traditional Healers are offering their services to the workers.
Mr Cutmore said the event would also see the Bila Muuji Aboriginal Corporation Health Service reveal the results of the Career Pathways for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander National Research Project, conducted across the WNSWLHD and supported by the Lowitja Institute.
"This is going to be a fantastic three-day event which will bring us closer to our aim
of Closing the Aboriginal Health Gap, by influencing our environment and
understanding of Aboriginal culture across the WNSWLHD," he said.