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Women’s health coordinators Volume 11 Issue 1-2

Kate Lamb

New South Wales Public Health Bulletin 11(2) 12 - 13 Published: 2000

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Kate Lamb


Many readers will be aware that the National Women’s Health Policy (NWHP) is one of the more robust of our national health policies, having survived well since its inception in 1989. This is no surprise since the policy modeled best practice in participation, and was based on consultation with more than one million women. In contrast to the biomedical mainstream, the NWHP promotes a social view of health, emphasising a primary health approach.