Sulal Mathai

Senior Executive Officer – Workforce Strategy and Planning Danila Dilba Health Service

Conference Day Two: Friday, 22nd November 2019

Friday, November 22nd, 2019

2:00 PM Developing a Best Practice Pathway to Enable Indigenous Australians to Enter and Remain in the Healthcare Industry

Operating in Darwin, Aboriginal controlled Danila Dilba Health Service delivers a range of primary health services to about 80% of indigenous population in the region and has created high levels of organisational engagement with over 60% of the 150 staff of Indigenous background. In this session, Danila Dilba’s Sulal Mathai will discuss the Career Pathways and Cultural Competency programs aimed at promoting the healthcare sector as a career path and delivering better and more focused health outcomes for those in the community.

  • Importance of establishing Indigenous specific healthcare services which are managed by indigenous Australians
  • Supporting young Indigenous traineeships within the healthcare sector to meet the needs of these communities
  • Strengthening leadership and staff skills to improve quality across the organisation
  • Increasing cultural competency to support staff deliver more effective health outcomes

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Sulal.

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