Chronic Conditions

Chronic Conditions Prevention and Management Strategy 2010 - 2010 (NTCCPMS)

The strategy provides a framework for improving population health and well being across the Territory through reducing the incidence and impact of chronic conditions on our communities Read more...

The Chronic Disease Network

The Chronic Diseases Network (CDN) is a network of health professionals and other key stakeholders who have a commitment to addressing the rising burden of chronic disease within the NT. It was established in 1997 with the aim improving communication, coordination and collaboration around the provision of chronic disease programs and services, between its members. The CDN membership extends across the NT, Australia and internationally, representing a broad range of government, non-government, Aboriginal community-controlled health services, education and research organisations.

The primary aims of the CDN are to link stakeholders and promote:

  • Communication;
  • Collaboration;
  • Coordination of efforts in the field of Chronic Disease.

Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit

The Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit is part of the Health Development Branch in the NT Department of Health and Families. One of its' key roles is to provide strategic advice on a range of issues, strategies and policies relating to chronic conditions, towards improving the health of all Territorians by reducing the incidence and impact of chronic conditions.