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Widening gap in health outcomes between city and country children

Thursday, 26 October 2017

A new report prepared by Murdoch Children’s Research Institute’s Centre for Community Child Health has revealed a growing divide in health and wellbeing between children in remote Australia and their peers in urban areas.

The publication, prepared for Royal... More

In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia.
Friday, 20 October 2017
In Canberra this week, representatives of the National Rural Health Alliance and Palliative Care Australia, joined special guests at Parliament House to highlight issues surrounding palliative care in rural and remote Australia. The...
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map of australia showing all heart admissions by region
Friday, 20 October 2017
New data released from the Heart Foundation shows that deaths from heart disease are 60% higher in rural and remote areas of Australia, compared to metropolitan areas. Hospitalisations due to heart attack are double the metropolitan rates...
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Monday, 2 October 2017
Affordable, acceptable and appropriate access to health services for country people was the central theme to emerge at the recent annual gathering of the Council of the National Rural Health Alliance. In his editorial in this issue of...
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Friday, 22 September 2017
Climate change is increasing the intensity and variability of weather conditions, and this will have direct health impacts for people in rural and remote Australia. The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA), in collaboration with leading...
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Friday, 15 September 2017
It’s been an action packed few weeks here in Canberra having just wrapped up CouncilFest - our annual gathering of Council members. At this year’s event, which ran from 10 – 12 September around 45 delegates met to discuss the key health...
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Thursday, 31 August 2017
Members of Council representing the 37 member organisations of the National Rural Health Alliance will gather in Canberra on 10 –12 September 2017 for the organisation’s annual CouncilFest. A highlight of this year’s event will include...
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27 January 2015 - The National Rural Health Alliance is proud to co-sponsor the Health-e-Nation Leadership Summit 2015. The theme for this year’s Summit is ‘Integrating Health through Change: people, design, data and mobility’. A range of experts from the health and e-... More
27 January 2015 - Students from regional NSW who are commencing dentistry studies in 2015 at an Australian University can apply for a Regional Dentistry Scholarship. Senator John Williams, Nationals Senator for New South Wales, established the scholarship to support... More
27 January 2015 - The February issue of the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) has new evidence and working examples from the Australian health system of emerging models of cancer care. The new models analysed can be scaled up in order to improve access to... More
21 January 2015 - An updated version of the preliminary program is now available on the Conference website.  It includes some of the topics for... More
20 January 2015 - Stream 2 of the Rural Health Continuing Education Grants sub-program (RHCE2) is one of a number of Australian Government measures to help health professionals in more remote areas access continuing professional development (CPD). (See... More
17 December 2014 - “Look after yourselves, look after each other”. That is the key message from Gordon Gregory, CEO of the National Rural Health Alliance, in his end-of-year Message. Please open the full article to click on and watch the... More
11 December 2014 - General practices in rural and remote areas can now apply for up to $300,000 in Commonwealth funding to provide additional space for supervision, teaching and training of medical students and general practice registrars. Successful funding recipients... More