This report is a collation of:
- background information that was provided to conference participants;
- key points from discussions that occurred at the conference;
- the evaluation of the conference by participants.
The conference, and the information presented in this report, will inform the ways in which the AH&MRC will continue to support member services.
All presentations of Conference Day 2 in one .zip file.
All presentations of Conference Day 1 in one .zip file.
PHAA Intouch Newsletter August 2012 with article from Living Longer Stronger: AH&MRC Chronic Disease Conference 2012 on page 11.
The Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW recogniseda strong interest in site exchanges between member services, as a potentialnetworking and information sharing opportunity around areas such asadult and child health checks and clinical support. The program has beenrunning since March 2010.
Aboriginal Cancer Journeys: Our stories of kinship, hope and survival and cancer fact sheets: This booklet was produced by the AH&MRC and Cancer Council NSW, and includes the stories of Aboriginal people affected by cancer.
Gadigal Information Service (Aboriginal Corporation) in partnership with the Chronic Disease Team developed audio messages to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles and health checks. This file contains 4 radio Ad's in mp3 file format.
One hundred and fifty (150) participants joined the Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council of NSW (AH&MRC) at the Living Longer Stronger: AH&MRC Chronic Disease Conference 2012 on 19 & 20 June in the Mercure Hotel, Sydney.
This report is for all attendees of the conference, AH&MRC member services and others interested in the proceedings of the conference and provides a snap shot of attendees, discussions in plenary sessions, insights to the messages that delegates will take home from speakers, general feedback, and photographs.
The conference is the second chronic disease conference organised by AH&MRC, built upon the tremendous momentum generated at the first AH&MRC chronic disease conference in 2010.
The Living Better Longer conference was the first chronic disease conference held by AH&MRC. The aim of the conference was to capture the Aboriginal perspective about the many aspects of chronic disease that affect the health and well-being of the Aboriginal community.
The conference had approximately 120 attendees from Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services, non-government health organisations and Area Health Services.
In total 61% of participants were from Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and 39% from non-government and government organisations.
The 10 out of 10 Deadly Health Stories: Nutrition and physical activity booklet presents 10 successful nutrition and physical activity programs from NSW Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services. Please find an electronic version of the booklet attached. Also in the future if you would like to order more hard copies please find attached an order form.
We encourage your feedback about this resource and also should your service have a story you would like to share, please let us know and hopefully we can work together to develop the next edition.