How an Indigenous cadetship in NSW is helping close the gap
Maiysha Craig knew from an early age that she wanted a career that would allow her to help her Indigenous community.
As a teenager, she saw firsthand the health challenges that Aboriginal people face everyday.
“A lot of my family were unwell and constantly in and out of hospital, so I realised at a young age that there was such a significant gap there,” she said.
“From early on I was really interested in things to do with the human body, so I started studying in high school to become something in the healthcare field.”
Now 26, Ms Craig is working as a midwife after completing an Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery Cadetship Programme offered by New South Wales Health.
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