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The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) is the peak body representing 20 Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services across Western Australia at a State and National level.

AHCWA wants to see: the deliverance of holistic and culturally appropriate health and health related services to the Aboriginal community

AHCWA also aims to support:

The end of poverty in the Aboriginal community

Advancement of Aboriginal religion

Development and maintenance of educational institutions

 

  • Welcome to AHCWA
  • AHCWA Aims

As an organisation AHCWA:

Supports the continued development of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services

Leads the development of Aboriginal health policy

Influences and monitors performance across the health sector

Advocates for Aboriginal community development and;

Builds the capacity of the health workforce to improve the social, emotional and general health and well being of Aboriginal people.


Latest News

18 November 2014

AHCWA releases new anti-smoking ads

The Aboriginal Health Council of WA (AHCWA) launched a series of radio advertisements today to deliver anti-smoking messages to the Aboriginal community.

The campaign has been developed in partnership with King Edward Memorial Hospital’s Women’s & Newborns Health Service the Aboriginal Health Team, Child and Adolescent Community Health.

Read more: AHCWA releases new anti-smoking ads

7 November 2014

Aboriginal art to deliver health messages at King Edward Memorial Hospital

A series of murals was launched at King Edward Memorial Hospital (KEMH) today, featuring Aboriginal art and a number of positive health messages for pregnant women.

The murals are featured along the wall of an underground passage connecting the main hospital with the nearby Agnes Walsh House.

Read more: Aboriginal art to deliver health messages at King Edward Memorial Hospital

30 October, 2014

New books to assist Aboriginal parents and babies

The Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) today launched two books designed to assist Aboriginal parents and achieve better health outcomes for their babies.

The books provide advice on healthy living during pregnancy, as well as care for newborns, including advice on how to stop smoking and protect babies from the impact of tobacco smoke.

Read more: New books to assist Aboriginal parents and babies

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