Broome Celebrates National Close the Gap Day
Over 200 people attended Boab Health’s Close the Gap community event on Male Oval in Broome. The event acknowledges the National Close the Gap Day held on the17th March, which is a national day of action to pledge support for achieving Indigenous health equality by 2030. The event aimed to bring people together, share information, and deliver positive health messages to the community and to take meaningful action in support of achieving Indigenous health equality. The event attracted a diverse crowd including local community members and visitors, Aboriginal Health Worker students, school groups from Broome Girls Academy (pictured above) and Karratha Clontarf Academy.
The Boab Health Allied Health Team intrigued visitors by demonstrating the use of the lucky iron fish to promote iron absorption and cooking with local boab tree leaves using the eco-friendly, slow cooking wonderbags as an energy saving cooking technique.
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For more information about any of these topics contact Laura Handscombe, Primary Health Care Coordinator on 9192 7888.