News and Events
Our annual STI screen starts today. This is a very important and successful program that has improved the health of the residents of the APY Lands. We encourage everyone to go to our clinics for a check.

You can read about the achievements of this program here.
We are very pleased about the announcement that the South Australian Government will be providing us with funding for new ambulances. For the first time, the APY Lands will have dedicated ambulances and this will reduce the time it takes to respond to medical emergencies.
Our 2017 Annual Report is now available from this webiste. It can be accessed from this link.
Ear health is one of the most difficult problems on the APY Lands.

To help address this, our Ear Health team will be visiting in the week beginning the 10th March.

The team consists of an ENT Specialist Dr David, an audiologist Gillian, our Child Health Nurse Leila and Diana, a nurse who is specifically working on the ear health program.

This team will be visiting Pukatja, Fregon, Mimili and Iwantja and would like to see as many children as possible.
Over the years Nganampa Health Council has produced a number of health promotion videos. These include the "Showerblock Song" that was featured on Facebook and the "Tjikita - Nyuntu Ngayuku Malpa Wiya (Cigarette - You are not my friend" film clip.

We have put all of these resources on one DVD. We are happy to make the available to any organisations that work on the APY Lands and who undertake health promotion work. Please contact Nganampa Health if you want a free DVD.
Nganampa Health Council Strategic Plan for 2015 -17 has been released and can be downloaded from the link below.

Despite the challenges that we face, we have a series of achievements that have improved the health of our population. The strategic plan discusses how these achievements will continue and how the health care we deliver can be improved further.

For a number of years Nganampa Health Council has operated a scholarship fund to provide assistance to Anangu who undertaking tertiary studies.

Friends and staff at Nganampa Health Council have made donations to this fund.

We are pleased to announce that we have recently awarded a scholarship to a Pitjantjatjara man who is studying Medicine.

This is a very exciting development for us.

If you would like to make a donation to the scholarship fund, please contact us.
You can read about the work of Healthabitat here. Healthabitat has a long relationship with Nganampa Health. The work of Healthabitat is based on Nganampa Health Council's 1987 UPK Report into environmental health on the APY Lands.
Nganampa Health Region
Umuwa Office
tel: (08) 8954 9040
fax: (08) 8956 7850
Alice Springs Office
3 Wilkinson Street
tel: (08) 8952 5300
fax: (08) 8952 2299
postal: PO Box 2232, Alice Springs, NT, 0871

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Nganampa Health Council acknowledges and pay respects to the traditional custodians of all the Lands, esp the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands, on which we work.