Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework – 2010 Report – released July 2011

Posted on August 4, 2011. Filed under: Aboriginal TI Health, Health Status |

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework – 2010 Report – released July 2011

“The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework monitors progress in closing the gap in Indigenous Australian health outcomes, health system performance and broader determinants of health.”

ISBN: 978-1-74241-525-3
Online ISBN: 978-1-74241-526-0

Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council, 2011, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework Report 2010, AHMAC, Canberra.

Extract from the executive summary:

“This is the third report against the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Performance Framework (HPF). The first report, published in 2006, was developed under the auspice of the Australian Health Ministers’ Advisory Council to provide the basis for measuring the impact of the National Strategic Framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health (NSFATSIH).

The HPF is designed to inform policy analysis, planning and program information to support the goal of the NSFATSIH which is to ensure ‘that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples enjoy a healthy life equal to that of the general population that is enriched by a strong living culture, dignity and justice.’ Results from this report can be used to review current  commitments and guide further comprehensive and coordinated effort to close the gap in Indigenous disadvantage.

The HPF monitors progress in closing the gap in Indigenous health outcomes, health system performance and broader determinants of health. Health systems comprise all the organisations, resources and activities whose primary purpose is to improve health. Governments, through their stewardship role in policy, planning and program delivery, have a key role to play in defining vision and direction as well as exerting influence and measuring performance. The HPF comprises three tiers:”

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