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23 Feb

Countdown to AH&MRC Indigenous Health Summit 2024

Calling Indigenous healthcare leaders! Directors, CEOs, Managers, Program Coordinators, and community leaders in Clinical and Medical, Community Engagement, Allied Health, and more – join the AH&MRC Indigenous Health Summit! Explore critical issues with powerful presentations…

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15 Feb

Expression of Interest for Vaccination Support

The public health team is requesting an EOI from ACCHOs wanting support for their yearly Influenza Vaccine clinics. We are offering to assist with vaccinating your patients and communities with the 2024 influenza vaccine as…

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15 Feb

Cryptosporidiosis alert for NSW

After a steep recent increase in cryptosporidiosis cases across the state, NSW Health is advising the community not to swim for at least two weeks after they’ve had diarrhoea.​  498 cases of cryptosporidiosis have been reported in NSW so…

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13 Feb

Supporting People With Cancer (SPWC) Grant Initiative

The Government has a new round of funding to support Australians living with cancer –  Supporting People with Cancer (SPWC) Grant initiative.The Australian Government, through Cancer Australia, is inviting grassroots community organisations and Aboriginal and Torres Strait…

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13 Feb

End of Life and Palliative Care NGO Grants Program

For further information on this grant opportunity, please visit the NSW Government Grants and Funding Finder listing and review the grant guidelines. Further information and responses to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) can also be found on the NSW…

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1 Feb

Mental Health Support for Flood Affected Communities

Many NSW communities have experienced repeated and regular flooding over the past few years, causing damage to homes, infrastructure, and livelihoods. There is a growing awareness that natural disasters such as floods can affect people’s…

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31 Jan

New First Nations Health Rural GP Incentive payment

The new workforce incentive payments (WIP) commenced on 1 January 2024 and will provide encouragement for more doctors with advanced skills in Indigenous health to work in ACCHO’s in regional, rural and remote areas (MM3-7…

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29 Jan

AH&MRC Public Health team visit Yoorana Gunya and Orange AMS

Our Public Health Medical Officer Kath Keenan and our Sexual Health Nurse Kodie Alderton were invited to Yoorana Gunya last week to talk about all things sexual health! The visit included meeting with the Executive…

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29 Jan

Women and Girls Health – Grant Opportunity

Did you know there is a grant opportunity for projects  which are aimed at Improving health outcomes for priority populations of women and girls. The objective of this grant opportunity is to support innovative approaches to trialing…

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29 Jan

Genomics – Revolutionary healthcare

Medications affect people differently and we’re increasingly understanding why. Genomics is the study of genes, and is making it possible to predict, diagnose, and treat diseases more precisely and personally than ever. This is known…

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29 Jan

Have a happy and safe Mardi Gras

The AH&MRC is wanting to wish everyone a happy and safe Mardi Gras. Mob are encouraged to stay safe and protected from, sexually transmitted infections, COVID-19 and other illnesses while celebrating. AH&MRC will be attending Fair…

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29 Jan

Rise in COVID cases

There has been a significant increase in COVID cases in the month of January. The latest NSW Health Respiratory Surveillance Report for the fortnight ending 24 January 2024. There were declines in emergency department presentations in all…

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24 Jan

Take Blaktion Webinars

To kick off NACCHOs Sexual Health Community of Practice, they have two webinars planned for January and February with attendance certificates and CPD points available. The webinars aim to support health workers in reducing the…

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24 Jan

Aboriginal Affairs NSW Cultural Grants Program

The Aboriginal Affairs NSW Cultural Grants Program supports Aboriginal community organisations across NSW to celebrate Aboriginal culture and hold key cultural events and activities. The AANSW Cultural Grants Program objective are to: Applicants can apply…

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24 Jan

Call for abstracts

The Aboriginal Chronic Conditions Network and Aboriginal Health and Medical Research Council invite abstracts for the 2024 – Aboriginal Chronic Conditions Conference Theme: Closing The Gap Priority Reform Areas and Aboriginal Chronic Care Dates: 3rd…

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