Black sickness, black cure

Australia, 1983

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Episode of Series “Four corners (Television program)”.
The statistics on Australia’s First Nations peoples’ health are notoriously bad, including high rates of alcoholism, infant mortality and leprosy, a disease which has almost disappeared from the western world. The program looks at ways First Nations people are beginning to take control of their own health services, ultimately hoping to combine western medicine with their own bush in a holistic approach to the issue of health. Chris Masters reports on some of the initiatives, successful and unsuccessful, to blend the two.

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producer

Jonathan Holmes

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Duration

00:29:00:00

Production places
Australia
Production dates
1983

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Four corners (Television program)

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