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New blog: Who reads the junk mail?

New blog: Who reads the junk mail?

  Moving forward PHAIWA will no longer be offering our monthly JournalWatch Service. However, we will continue to do regular blogs on Croakey to showcase the latest research in public health.Here’s the latest blog, written by Dr Melissa Stoneham, which focuses an...

2019 AFL Sponsorship Ladder Released

2019 AFL Sponsorship Ladder Released

The overwhelming majority of AFL clubs were sponsored by at least one company that promoted junk food, alcohol or gambling products during the 2019 AFL season, our review found that 17 of the 18 AFL clubs were sponsored by at least one ‘red’ sponsor, with six of the...

#endingtrachoma advertisements launched!

#endingtrachoma advertisements launched!

  The #endingtrachoma advertisements were launched by Alex Lush from Lush the Content Agency on Thursday 19 Sept at the 12th National Aboriginal Environmental Health Conference in Perth.One advertisement shows how trachoma gets progressively worse through the...

The fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action Toolkit is here!

The fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action Toolkit is here!

  PHAIWA is excited to announce that the fourth edition of the Advocacy in Action: A Toolkit for Public Health Professionals is now available and ready for download! The new edition helps breakdown advocacy in a way that makes it easy for practitioners,...

Obesity Advocacy Targets: NOW AVAILABLE

Obesity Advocacy Targets: NOW AVAILABLE

Obesity Advocacy Targets: FoodFocus Forum  In May PHAIWA organised a consensus-led workshop to review and update the advocacy targets for obesity prevention in WA. The ultimate goal of this workshop was to guide and inform any consistent obesity-prevention policy and...

Launch of PHAIWA Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

Launch of PHAIWA Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

“To influence policy by promoting, supporting and implementing public health advocacy on local, state, national and international levels” – this is the newly formulated mission of PHAIWA that guides our new Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022: Following a strategic planning...

MediaWatch2dy-The Emama Nguda Aboriginal corporation in remote North West WA set to become the first organisation in Australia to commercially farm the giant freshwater prawn known as cherabin #communityled

This week in #AlcoholActionStation - have your say on pregnancy warning labels & prevention of FASD, new research that shows alcohol industry websites are untrustworthy when it comes to drinking during pregnancy, & lots more!

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Somehow it's that time of year again - time to reserve your spot at the 2019 PHAA WA AGM! This year we are very pleased to have @cathyo62 as our guest speaker - Cathy will be discussing 'Public health in the changing media landscape'. Register at https://t.co/GZ71tXlHTG

Want to know more about our program & how we work with remote Aboriginal communities to reduce trachoma? Check us out here -https://t.co/u0tB0XaV4P @PHAIWA @DrMelStoneham @NACCHOAustralia @Kaddy_Noonan @JoAnne56705723 @RobertMullane @IndigenousPHAA @TrachomaControl @IEHU_UniMelb

@right_to_food @ChristinaPolla8 @WACOSS @FoodbankWA @PHAIWA @DrMelStoneham This overview outlines only some of the challenges families face: https://t.co/FYTJTsUocF

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