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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Hear, Speak, Live Conference

 

Overview

The inaugural Hear, Speak, Live Conference will be hosted by the Deadly Ears Team, the Statewide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ear Health Program from the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane.

This conference will focus on otitis media and its impact on the health and well being of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander children and young people.

Key issues will include:

The conference aims to showcase practical examples, successes and learnings in holistic ear management from communities across Australia.

Traditional cultural forms of expression, such as story telling, song, dance, games and art are strongly encouraged and supported.

Deadline for abstract submission is 1 June 2007

HealthInfoNet Cafe

The Hear, Speak, Live Conference was held on the Gold Coast, Queensland, 4 - 7 September 2007. It was hosted by the Deadly Ears Team, the Statewide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ear Health Program from the Royal Children's Hospital in Brisbane. The conference focused on otitis media and its impact on the health and well being of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people. Practical examples were showcased on successes and learnings in holistic ear management from communities across Australia. Susie Hopkins from Menzies School of Health Research and Jane Burns from the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet did a joint presentation and ran an Internet cafe to promote the EarInfoNet resource.

Danielle and Makkeeta at the inaugural Hear, Speak, Live Conference Michael Webb (Interpreter), Jody Saxton and Lesleigh Brennan (Interpreter) at the inaugural Hear, Speak, Live Conference Travis and Whitney at the inaugural Hear, Speak, Live Conference
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes

Contacts

Bonny Marsh
Deadly Ears - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ear Health Program
Community Child Health Service
184 St Paul's Terrace
Spring Hill QLD 4002
Fax: (07) 3250 8509
Email: RCH-deadlyears@health.qld.gov.au

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Last updated: 13 July 2009
 
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