Evaluation of the Child Health Check Initiative and the Expanding Health Service Delivery Initiative Summary Report

List of abbreviations

The Child Health Check Initiative (CHCI) and the Expanding Health Service Delivery Initiative (EHSDI) were designed to address the health needs of people living in remote Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory (NT).

Page last updated: 10 June 2011


Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
ACWAboriginal Community Worker
AHWAboriginal Health Worker
AIDAAustralian Indigenous Doctors’ Association
AIHWAustralian Institute of Health and Welfare
AMSANTAboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the Northern Territory
CCTCoordinated Care Trial
CHCI Child Health Check Initiative
CHCchild health check
CQI continuous quality improvement
DHF(Northern Territory) Department of Health and Families
DoHA (Australian Government) Department of Health and Ageing
ENTear, nose and throat
EHSDIExpanding Health Service Delivery Initiative
FaHCSIA(Australian Government) Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs
GAAGrowth, Assessment and Action
HSAKHealthy School Age Kids
HSDAHealth Service Delivery Area
KPI key performance indicator
MBSMedicare Benefits Schedule
MoUmemorandum of understanding
NTNorthern Territory
NT AHFNorthern Territory Aboriginal Health Forum
NT AHKPINorthern Territory Aboriginal Health Key Performance Indicator
NTERNorthern Territory Emergency Response
OATSIHOffice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
PHCprimary health care
PHCAPPrimary Health Care Access Program
PHRGPrimary Health Reform Group
PIRSpatient information and recall system
RaDUReform and Development Unit
RAHCRemote Area Health Corps
RSC regional steering committee
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