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Memorandum of Understanding between the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, AIDS Hepatitis and Sexual Health Line Inc. and the Hepatitis C Council Victoria Inc.

Category: Agreement
Date: May 2003
Sub Category:Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service Agreement
Place:
State/Country:Victoria, Australia
Subject Matter:Health and Community Services
URL: http://www.vaccho.org.au/assets/01-RESOURCES/TOPIC-AREA/CULTURAL-SAFETY/2016/THE-MAKING-OF-A-GREAT-RELATIONSHIP.pdf
Summary Information:
The Memorandum of Understanding between the Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation, AIDS Hepatitis and Sexual Health Line Inc. and the Hepatitis C Council Victoria Inc. ('the MoU') was agreed to provide a framework to promote effective work with Aboriginal communities to address issues regarding blood borne viruses ('BBV') and intravenous drug use ('IDU').

Signatories
- Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO)
- AIDS, Hepatitis and Sexual Health Line Inc. (AHSHL)
- Hepatitis C Council Victoria Inc. (HCCV)
Detailed Information:
Under the MoU, parties commit to:
- Collaborate in developing and providing information and resources with regards to BBV and IDU, as well as awareness of the impact on Aboriginal health with regards to such issues;
- Educating, training and informing indigenous communities regarding BBV and IDU issues; and
- Joint strategies that broaden work practice, share knowledge and establish and strengthen relationships between services and government with regard to BBV and IDU issues

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