Chronic conditions: health professionals

Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit

The Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit works towards reducing the burden and impact of chronic conditions for Territorians.

Role

The role of the Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit includes:

  • providing strategic advice on a range of issues, strategies and policies that relate to chronic conditions, towards improving the health of all Territorians
  • coordinating the promotion, implementation and monitoring of the Northern Territory Chronic Conditions Prevention and Management Strategy 2010 to 2020
  • facilitating the development of common understandings of the social determinants of health and the impact on chronic conditions
  • coordinating the Chronic Diseases Network
  • contributing to strategies aimed at closing the gap between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal health, particularly in rural and remote communities of the NT
  • supporting the chronic conditions workforce to deliver better chronic care.

Contact

Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811

Deb Butler
Program Leader
Phone: 08 8985 8176

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Last updated: 25 October 2017