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Close the Gap 2016

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The Close the Gap Coalition — a grouping of Indigenous and non-Indigenous health and community organisations — together with nearly 200,000 Australians is calling on governments to take real, measurable action to achieve Indigenous health equality by 2030.

The rates of blindness in Indigenous adults are six times the rate in mainstream Australia. While 94% of vision loss is caused by preventable or treatable conditions (refractive error, cataract, diabetes and trachoma), only 35% of Indigenous adults have ever had an eye examination (2008 National Indigenous Eye Health Survey).

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Closing the Gap Prime Minister’s Report 2015– Outlines the progress being made in each of the Close the Gap targets.

On Thursday 17 March, National Close the Gap Day, RANZCO staff members show their commitment to reconciliation and achieving equity in health outcomes by signing the close the gap pledge and sharing lunch in the park for to show thier support.

Last updated: November 29, 2018

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