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8th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health conference

 

Overview

This conference is organised by the enHealth Working Group for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Health (WGATSIEH). The conference theme is Rise to the challenge of environmental health.

HealthInfoNet Cafe

The 8th National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander environmental health conference was held in Darwin, NT from the 27 to 30 September 2011. The conference was for individuals or organisations who were involved in the delivery and development of environmental health services and/or initiatives in Indigenous communities across Australia. This included individuals from government and non-government departments and agencies, Aboriginal controlled organisations, educational and other research institutions. The program included a range of presentations and workshops which focused on different aspects affecting Indigenous environmental health. On the final day Indigenous delegates were given an opportunity to discuss the way forward for Indigenous environmental health.
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet held an internet cafe and conducted a live presentation. Christine Potter highlighting many of the features of the HealthInfoNet with a particular focus on the Indigenous environmental health web resource. The cafe and presentation aimed to raise awareness of how the HealthInfoNet can support practitioners from different states, territories and regions and who work in different sectors and organisations, in their work. There was positive feedback on what the HealthInfoNet offered Indigenous environmental health practitioners, especially the yarning place and resource sections of the web resource.

More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes

Contacts

Conference Secretariat
Conference Management Solutions
Ph: (03) 9018 9332
Email: adam@natsieh.com.au

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Last updated: 16 November 2011
 
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