Health Material

Introduction

As a medical practitioner it is important that you respect the beliefs and cultural aspects of the patient and this should not impede in the delivery of appropriate services to the patient.

It is important that you endeavour to understand that to Indigenous peoples’ Culture is foundations of their society and Indigenous people have a holistic perspective on health being Mental, Physical, Community, Country, Spiritual and Cultural.

It is equally important that you understand the symbiotic relationship between Health, Housing, Law, Education and Employment.