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Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services Pandemic Response Toolkit 3.0

This comprehensive toolkit is a vital resource for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) and AH&MRC member organisations, designed to enhance preparedness and response capabilities during public health emergencies. Key features include:

  • Guidance for developing customised, comprehensive pandemic plans tailored to each ACCHS’s unique circumstances
  • Step-by-step approach to pandemic response planning
  • Detailed checklists ensuring all-encompassing ACCHS pandemic plans

Developed by the AH&MRC Public Health Team, the toolkit incorporates:

  • NSW Health guidelines
  • Royal Australasian College of General Practitioners Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Toolkit
  • Insights from Winnunga Nimmityjah Aboriginal Health Service Influenza Pandemic Plan
  • Expert input from Professor James Ward

By using this resource to proactively prepare for future public health emergencies will assist in empowering ACCHOs to respond to their community’s needs.

This resource is readily accessible online via the AH&MRC website and hard copies can be ordered through the AH&MRC Shop with free delivery to AH&MRC member services.