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Monitoring the strong women strong babies strong culture program: the first eight years

d'Espaignet, E.Tursan; Measey, M.L.; Carnegie, Michelle Ann; Mackerras, D

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OBJECTIVE: To assess improvements in perinatal health following the introduction of the Strong Women, Strong Babies, Strong Culture (SWSBSC) Program in two groups of Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. METHODS: A comparison of pre and post birthweights in intervention and control communities in rural and remote regions in the Top End of the Northern Territory was performed. RESULTS: Significant improvements in birthweight were observed for Group 1 communities with no significant...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/53095
Source: Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health

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