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Title: Environmental health worker training programme in the Northern Territory
Authors: Northern Territory. Environmental Health Workers Task Force.
Issue Date: 1979
Publisher: N.T. Dept. of Health
Abstract: The Environmental Health Workers Task Force was fanned on 4 December 1978 to review the employment and training of hygiene workers in Aboriginal communities. The operating principles adopted were: A time limited Task Force of seconded officers to be established at divisional level. The Task Force to preserve the principles of regionalization. Regional and district accounting to the Task Force to be the main method of progress and development. The role of existing Hygiene Workers to be defined and broadened as necessary to include all aspects of the environmental needs of Aboriginal communities as far as possible. The guidelines set out in the report of the Education and Training Task Force, June 1977, to be followed where applicable. With the help of other Departmental Officers and outside resources, the Task Force has completed its work. Eight objectives were formulated. Tlhis report summarizes the extent to which the objectives have been achieved.
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Type: Report
Subjects: Aboriginal Australians -- Health and hygiene -- Northern Territory
Environmental health -- Study and teaching -- Northern Territory
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