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Utnenge, Tyerrtye, Mwerre Atnyenetyeke Iltye Tyerrtye Urrperle–kenhenge (Health in the Hands of the People)

“The way we think about health at Ampe-kenhe Ahelhe (Children’s Ground) is through our holistic First Nations perspective. For our kids to walk in both worlds, we know that it’s important to look at the Western health system too. We are taking health back to the people and making sure our families know and control their health story.” Ampe-kenhe Ahelhe Governance Committee, Central Australia


Health in the Hands of the People is a Family Health and Wellbeing Framework – one of the Children’s Ground five integrated service areas. It is not a clinical service. Rather, it is a health promotion and approach. It embraces First Culture and responds to the needs of First Nations people and communities living with extreme social and economic disadvantage and cultural exclusion.


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