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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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Diabetes test on fingers
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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17 October 2014 - Professor Julian Disney AO gave particular attention to measures that would help to overcome rural and regional poverty when he delivered the Inaugural Anti-Poverty Week Oration for the Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDoHA). He explained that... More
17 October 2014 - The National Rural Health Alliance has released a Fact Sheet, jointly prepared with Arthritis Australia, on arthritis in rural Australia. Arthritis is... More
16 October 2014 - On Thursday 9 October, several staff members of the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) participated in the Broadband for the Bush Alliance (B4BA) network meeting via teleconference. The meeting was addressed by the Parliamentary Secretary to the... More
10 October 2014 - The ABC’s Q&A program on 6 October 2014 focussed on mental health in rural and remote Australia. Gordon Gregory, Executive Director of the National Rural Health Alliance, provided an analysis of the... More
09 October 2014 - Recently the Alliance met with Kylie Ochsenbein, Managing Director of Oncology Massage Limited (OMLtd). OMLtd is a not-for-profit training charity, providing specialist training in oncology massage techniques. Oncology massage has been shown to improve... More
07 October 2014 - On 29 September, the National Rural Health Alliance (NRHA) made a Submission to the Senate Education... More
06 October 2014 - The NRHA Submission in response to the Green Paper on developing Northern Australia (August 2014) is now publicly available. The health sector... More
03 October 2014 - The National Rural Health Alliance presented its Annual Report and Yearbook 2013-14 to the representatives of the Member Bodies of the Alliance at the Annual General... More