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2021 Local Government Awards Presentation Date – TBA

2021 Local Government Policy Awards PresentationThe Local Government Policy Awards Presentation date will be announced shortly.  We have extended the timeframe for submissions and will no longer be running the Awards Breakfast alongside the WALGA convention. The...

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Health in the Margins Conference

Health in the Margins Conference

Blog by Miika Coppard, Research Officer PHAIWA Australia is one of the safest places in the world to give birth or be born[i]. For most families, pregnancy and childbirth is a happy time. But for some, it can be incredibly challenging and at worst, heartbreaking....

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2021 Advocacy Short Course

2021 Advocacy Short Course

Advocacy Short Course   Postponed - dates announced soon Fraser Suites,  East Perth $1800 (excl. GST) Please contact phaiwa@curtin.edu.au if you with to be informed when the new dates are confirmed. The 2021 Advocacy Short Course is designed for practitioners,...

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WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum 2021

WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum 2021

PHAIWA and partners were proud hosts of the WA 2021 Pre-Election Forum. More than 130 people attended the 2021 WA Public Health Pre-Election Forum in person and online. Participants heard from the Deputy Premier and the Minister for Health...

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2020 Local Government Policy Awards

2020 Local Government Policy Awards

PHAIWA 2020 LOCAL GOVERNMENT POLICY AWARDS   This year marked the 10th Anniversary of the Public Health Advocacy Institute of WA, Local Government Policy Awards. Since 2008, PHAIWA has worked to influence policy, through the promotion and implementation of public...

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Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch

Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch

Six Steps to Stopping Germs – A new video launch By Dr Mel Stoneham, Onike’ Williams, Fiona Lange and Scott MacKenzie COVID-19 has changed our lives. It has changed the way we work, the way we socialise, the way we travel and our hygiene habits. The importance of face...

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Aboriginal Media Training Workshops

Aboriginal Media Training Workshops

Getting positive stories about your community and told by you into the media. Are you an Aboriginal practitioner working in a regional or remote community? PHAIWA in partnership with Healthway is running introductory media workshops for you! These hands-on, skills...

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Project showcases 130 positive Aboriginal stories

Project showcases 130 positive Aboriginal stories

Launched in 2011 to recognise and celebrate the achievements and stories of Australian Aboriginal people and their communities, the WA Indigenous Storybook project has since produced ten books and now a new video, launched by PHAIWA and funded by Healthway. The video...

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The participants from the Broome healthy homes workshop! Two big days with this great mob! @DrMelStoneham @PHAIWA @RobertMullane @NirrumbukEHS @Jo_AnneMorgan @LukevanderBeeke @CurtinMedia

Day 2 of the healthy homes workshop in Broome has begun….we started with scenarios we commonly see that could benefit from a sometimes tough conversation about changing habits to reduce disease @PHAIWA @DrMelStoneham @RobertMullane @Jo_AnneMorgan @RHDAustralia @IEHU_UniMelb

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Thank you! These workshops also address RHD risk factors & prevention strategies in the home + other EH conditions including otitis media. Working together to improve health outcomes! @PHAIWA @Jo_AnneMorgan @RobertMullane @DrMelStoneham @telethonkids @DrNikkiP @Melinda_Edmunds https://twitter.com/RHDAustralia/status/1438645840671764480

Almost half of Qlders surveyed have added 5kg to their waistlines since #covid started says @hw_queensland - https://hw.qld.gov.au/blog/obesity-and-covid-19-its-time-to-double-down/ @PHAAQldbranch @AHPA_AU @PHAIWA @ObesityAus

A study of unintentional drowning of NZ children aged 0-4 years, between 2005 and 2019 was conducted. Read where the incidents occurred, gender & age trends here:https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1753-6405.13157 @amyepeden @_PHAA_ @water_safety_nz @Franklin_R_C @RoyalLifeSaving @HealthCoA @InjuryMatters

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