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Poor diets fuelling obesity

Monday, 29 October 2018

The National Rural Health Alliance has called for the development and roll out of a national obesity strategy, with a focus on communities living in remote rural areas, in a bid to improve Australians’ diets and bring down the high levels of obesity.

The call comes following the release of an Australian Institute of Health and... More

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
The viability of rural and remote communities depends on access to quality health services, which, in turn, relies on being able to attract a highly trained, sustainable health workforce. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, in its...
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Friday, 12 October 2018
The National Rural Health Alliance today highlighted the startling figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report Diabetes Indicators for the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016-2020. The report shows...
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Thursday, 11 October 2018
Australia and New Zealand’s leading rural health organisations have joined forces to provide a broader focus for the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH). The October 2018 issue of the AJRH marks the start of an ongoing...
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Thursday, 11 October 2018
The mental health picture is stark. A group of researchers, led by Associate Professor Russell Roberts (Charles Sturt University, Editor in Chief, AJRH) identify the increased risk of early death of people living with mental health...
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Tuesday, 9 October 2018
The National Rural Health Alliance today welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of a Productivity Commission inquiry into the role of mental health in the Australian economy and the best ways to support and improve national mental...
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Wednesday, 3 October 2018
The September 2018 issue of Partyline has just hit the website, and is full of news from around the rural and remote health sector. Articles are organised under sections of:
Rural Health Policy;
Aboriginal and Torres Strait...
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27 November 2014 - The fifth and final instalment in the Croakey CouncilFest series argues that the government should not defer... More
19 November 2014 - The fourth article in the Croakey CouncilFest series highlights how better access to broadband can improve health care... More
11 November 2014 - The latest instalment in the CouncilFest Croakey series was published today. The health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and... More
10 November 2014 - Croakey, the well-known online forum for debate and discussion about health issues and policy, is currently running a series of articles inspired by the Alliance's recent CouncilFest - an annual meeting of its members of Council. The first... More
10 November 2014 - The National Rural Health Alliance is pleased to report that it is now an Affiliate member of the Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA). These two Alliances joining forces will strengthen the voice of those advocating for improved and fair access to... More
07 November 2014 - Our Fact Sheets are the most popular item on the Alliance website. The latest Fact Sheet added to the set focuses on Oncology Massage for... More
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30 October 2014 - Applications for the Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship (RAMUS) Scheme open on the 5th of November 2014 and close at 5pm on the 12th of January 2015. The RAMUS Scheme is funded by the Australian Government and designed to offset some of... More
28 October 2014 - The Alliance attended the launch of the Pharmacy Guild’s Discover More. Ask your Pharmacist campaign. The campaign aims to increase awareness of the services provided by pharmacists and... More