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


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

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