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The Balaang and Binjilaang Aboriginal Women Tobacco Intervention Project

 

Overview

This project aims to investigate effective tobacco interventions among Aboriginal women in Nowra, New South Wales (NSW). The project is based on the hypothesis that the failure to reduce smoking in the target populations nationally results from a failure to:

Intervention objectives for the target populations are to:

The Balaang and Binjilaang project targets Aboriginal women living in south-east NSW. The two primary target populations are teenage women smokers and pregnant smokers. A secondary target population is Aboriginal women smokers of child-bearing age.

The project is funded by the Department of Health, as part of the Tackling Indigenous Smoking Innovation Grants, and run by the South Coast Women's Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation.

Abstract adapted from The Department of Health

Contacts

South Coast Women’s Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corporation
47 Worrigee Street
Nowra NSW 2541
Ph: (02) 4421 7400
Fax: (02) 4421 5004
Email: administration@waminda.org.au

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Last updated: 29 May 2017
 
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