Problem

Denial of the right to health for indigenous populations

Other Names:
Inadequate health services for native peoples
Extreme ill health of aboriginals
Incidence:
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has reported that the life expectancy among Australian aboriginals is 15 to 20 years lower than for the white Australian population, infectious diseases are 15 to 18 time more likely to kill, and babies are 4 times more likely to die at birth.
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 10: Reduced Inequality
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET