Minymaku Kutju Tjukurpa Women’s Business Manual

5th edition
Standard Treatment Manual for Women’s Business in remote and Indigenous health services in central and northern Australia


Literal translation: 'Women Only Story'


Copyright © 1992–2014 Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association Inc, CRANAplus Inc, Flinders University through the Centre for Remote Health.

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Hard copy (ISBN : 9780957721111 [hbk])
First edition 1990
Second edition 1994
Third edition 1999, Reprinted 2006
Fourth edition 2008
Fifth edition 2014

Published by the Centre for Remote Health
PO Box 4066, Alice Springs, NT, 0871, Australia
E-mail: remotephcmanuals@flinders.edu.au
Website: www.crh.org.au; www.remotephcmanuals.com.au

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New illustrations: Stephanie Mackie-Schneider, Alice Springs, NT.


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