ABSTRACT

The Women’s recommendations from the 1988 Women’s Healthmeeting have done a lot for our women’s health and the 1993 Torres Strait Health Strategy Report, which touched on ‘Women’s’

Health, also stated:

… one of the major issues related to women’s health is that of

perinatal health. The stillbirth, neonatal mortality, perinatal and

infant mortality rates for the Torres Strait Region are all more

than double Queensland rates.