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A developmental evaluation approach has been used to support and inform the development of the Uti Kulintjaku Project. Over the last two and half years, there have been a number of key developments and achievements identified through the evaluation. A summary of the analysis of these developments and achievements and how they are making a difference is presented in this Summary Report. Data collated for the analysis includes a total of 26 interviews with UK Project team members , UK Project staff, other NPYWC staff, external service providers and other stakeholders as well as an analysis of UK Project workshop notes, workshop evaluations, reflections and observations.
Regions in scope
Australian Government Department of Health; Northern Territory PHN
Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (NPY) Women’s Council