Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA)
Indigenous Allied Health Australia (IAHA) is committed to providing national leadership around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander allied health policy development and implementation.
Allied health professions are emerging as key players in the drive to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health outcomes.
As a peak body, Indigenous Allied Health Australia:
Provides support and advocacy on behalf of Indigenous allied health professionals and students at the local, regional and national level .
Builds strong leadership capacity across the allied health and Indigenous health sectors.
Works closely with organisations, universities and other related sectors to improve health curricula, address allied health workforce issues, and promote allied health careers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Provides expert advice to governments, allied health professional bodies, educational institutions and the health sector in relation to health policy and issues.
Develops and maintains strong networks and connections to Indigenous communities to ensure IAHA core objectives are meeting their needs and aspirations.
Works closely with the health sector and communities to improve access to allied health services.
RCAA works collaboratively with IAHA and individuals in order to ensure that allied health professions and services are kept in the forefront of policy development and decisions impacting on allied health professionals and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
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