Good Medicine Better Health

Shape the National Reform of Aboriginal Health

To improve the quality use of medicines (QUM) within Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Project team

Irene Peachey 

Duration of Project

3 year funding, finishes 2013

Objectives

  • To strengthen the leadership of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health workforce in promoting good practice in QUM within the Aboriginal community controlled health sector program.
  • To improve Aboriginal Health Workers’ knowledge, skills and access to resources in QUM.
  • To build and strengthen partnerships with the wider health sector that create opportunities for Aboriginal Health Workers to play a broader role in QUM.

Stakeholders/Partners

AHCSA, VACCHO, AHCWA, QAIHC. AMSANT. AHMRC

The Heart foundation 

Funding body

National Prescribing Service

Reference group

GMBH Reference Group - Established 2010, Sub committee for Training, Sub committee for Evaluation

Conferences 

GMBH has been presented at the Darwin and Canberra  AGMs