Rural Health

Unravelling why geography is Australia’s biggest silent killer

The Conversation article online outlines the differences in health prospects for those living in regional areas compared to those living in larger cities.  Apart from the well-known deficiencies in access to health services, people in rural and remote areas also have less access to health-promoting infrastructure, such as targeted smoking cessation activities, organised physical activities and the information contained in health promotion campaigns.

the full The Conversation article is here.

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