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Aging, ethnicity and health policy in Australia.

Health Systems and Aging in Selected Pacific Rim Countries: Cultural Diversity and Change

Author: Kendig, H., Russell, H.
Type: Book Section
Year: 1998


Australia has developed substantial experience in responding to increased ethnic diversity of the older population. One-fifth of older people in Australia have been born outside English speaking countries. Strong partnerships are required between ethnic communities and governments (Office of Multicultural Affairs, 1995) to provide culturally appropriate services to the ethnic aged.

Further Details

Pages: 19-44
Publish Location: Vancouver
Publisher: Simon Fraser University
Accession Number: December, 2010
Keywords: Australia, older, health improvement, policy compliance
Reads: 192