Delegates to the 16th National Rural Health Conference (NRHC), held on 2-–4 August 2022 in Brisbane, aired their views at the National Rural Health Alliance booth on their motivation for working rurally, as well as their suggestions to improve rural health service delivery.
The Alliance has developed a new resource that brings together data, research, and information about the key contributors to and measures of health and wellbeing in rural Australia. The resource presents information about demographics, health risk factors, health outcomes and the health system in an easy-to-digest format. We hope it will enable stakeholders to access key evidence about rural health in one location.
People in rural, regional and remote communities bear the brunt of health effects from our changing climate, prompting the National Rural Health Alliance to recommend tangible government measures. The Position paper: Rural health policy in a changing climate – three key issues, discusses specific impacts and risk factors facing the 7 million people living in rural, regional and remote areas of Australia in relation to extreme weather events; impacts on agricultural output and food security; and debilitating insect-borne diseases.
Since the pandemic began, the Alliance has been lobbying the Australian Government to ensure...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in remote communities in Australia...
The Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH) is a multidisciplinary refereed journal published on behalf of NRHA by John Wiley and Sons Australia Ltd.
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