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Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS)

 

Description

The Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services (KAMS) is a regional Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service (ACCHS) providing a collective voice for a network of member ACCHS from towns and remote communities across the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

KAMS membership comprises:

The KAMSC Governing Council is made up of one representative from each of its independent member services and one representative from the community councils of Beagle Bay and Bidyadanga, where independent ACCHS are not yet established. KAMSC general meetings are held quarterly in different locations across the region.

KAMSC provides a wide range of regional services to support member ACCHS, with business units including:

While KAMS's major role is in regional advocacy and support for member services, it also provides comprehensive primary health care services in the remote communities of Beagle Bay, Bidyadanga and Kutjungka (Balgo, Mulan and Billiluna communities).

KAMSC is a member of the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (ACHWA) and of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO).

Adapted from Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services

Contacts

Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services
12 Napier Terrace
PO Box 1377
Broome WA 6725
Ph: (08) 9194 3200
Fax: (08) 9194 0349
Email: admin@kamsc.org.au

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Last updated: 3 April 2017
 
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