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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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23 July 2014 - At a meeting of the Social Determinants of Health Alliance (SDOHA) on 14 July, those in attendance were introduced to ANDI. The Australian National Development Index (... More
02 July 2014 - Shaping health policy to improve rural health outcomes 2-3 September 2014
Old Parliament House, Canberra
The 4th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium will bring together a critical group of people for improving rural and remote health... More
01 July 2014 - Would you like to present a paper at the 13th National Rural Health Conference? Submitting an abstract is the first step. Abstracts can be submitted online via the Alliance’s website from 1 August to 28 November 2014. The Conference website will contain... More
26 June 2014 - In Mount Isa today a group of interested individuals and agencies agreed some of the key ways forward to make the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) work well in more remote areas. The... More
20 June 2014 - On 17 June Minister for Health, Peter Dutton, officially launched the $6.5 million e-Mental Health in Practice initiative (eMHPrac) at Parliament House in Canberra. eMHPrac will provide training and support for GPs, psychologists, social workers,... More
20 June 2014 - The Alliance has expressed its views to the Senate Inquiry about Government Bills that provide a framework to abolish Health Workforce Australia (HWA) and the Australian National Preventive Health Agency (ANPHA). The Alliance emphasised the importance of... More
20 June 2014 - This year's National Palliative Care Week day in Parliament House, organised by Palliative Care Australia (PCA), had the theme “Palliative care is everyone’s business—let’s work together”. The NRHA's interest, shared by PCA, is how palliative... More
18 June 2014 - In March the Alliance made a submission to the Inquiry into the Development of Northern Australia.... More