17th Annual chronic diseases network conference
This conference will explore partnership approach to the self management of chronic conditions.
- Christine Connors - General Practitioner and Program Leader, Chronic Conditions Strategy Unit, with NT Department of Health
- Malcolm Battersby - Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit and course leader of the Mental Health Science programs at Flinders University
- Carolynanha Dawn Johnson - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Counsellor with the Quitline at Cancer Council SA
- Kate Warren - descendant of the Wiradjuri nation and Registered Nurse currently working as a Research Associate at the University of South Australia, Whyalla campus University Department of Rural Health
- Professor Richard Osborne -Chair of Public Health in the School of Health and Social Development at Deakin University.
The conference program will explore clients and health care providers working in partnership to support the client to self manage their chronic conditions.
The conference abstract streams include:
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives
- nutrition and physical activity
- self management throughout the lifespan, from children to the elderly
- tobacco, alcohol and other drugs
- support groups and other group work
- consumer perspectives
- policy and practice
- self management of social and emotional wellbeing
- self management of specific conditions
- gender approaches to self management.
Abstract submission closes Friday 3 May 2013.
Early bird registrations close Friday 28 June 2013.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet will be running a cafe at this conference.
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes
Conference secretariat/professional conference organiser:
AGENTUR Pty Ltd - Professional Conferences and Events
GPO Box 1767
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8981 2010
Fax: (08) 8942 2150
Conference host/Chronic Diseases Network
Ph: (08) 8922 8280
Member Services Officer
Ph: (08) 8922 7770