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This conference is organised by Rural Health West. The theme is Aspire together - achieve together. The conference develops strong commitments to improve the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people in rural and remote communities. The conference is relevant to general practitioners, specialists, career medical officers, GP registrars, hospital medical staff, researchers, medical students, nurse practitioners, nurses, practice nurses, nursing students, Aboriginal health workers, allied health practitioners, administrators and policy makers involved in rural and regional health care.
Why should this conference be attended:
Rural Health West invites abstract submissions for oral and poster presentations . Abstracts about research and projects across all areas of Aboriginal health, community engagement and workforce development are being sought.
Abstract submissions close on Monday 8 April 2013.
The Aboriginal health conference was organised by Rural Health West and took place at the Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth 6-7 July, 2013. The theme for the conference was Aspire together - achieve together with the aim of developing commitments to enhance the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal people living in rural and remote communities in Western Australia. The conference was attended by general practitioners, specialists, GP registrars, hospital medical staff, researchers, medical students, nurse practitioners, nurses, students, Aboriginal health workers, allied health practitioners, administrators and policy makers involved in rural and regional health care.
The presentations covered all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health including for example: cardiovascular health, diabetes, eyes and maternal health.
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet held an internet cafe and conducted a live presentation. The main focus was to promote the new website; The Australian Indigenous ClinicalInfoNet. Christine Potter highlighting many of the features of the ClinicalInfoNet during a short presentation to delegates. The cafe and presentation aimed to raise awareness of how the ClinicalInfoNet could support delegates in their capacity as primary health workers.
The cafe also gave Christine Potter and Miranda Poynton an opportunity to introduce delegates to the HealthInfoNet. Many delegates were already aware of the HealthInfoNet and provided positive feedback on what it offered them in their work.
10 Stirling Highway
Nedlands WA 6009
PO Box 433
Nedlands WA 6909
Ph: (08) 6389 4500
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