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7th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium

Thursday, 21 May 2020

‘How humans and the environment interact’

is the theme of the Virtual Pre-Symposium Session.

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Friends
Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Friends of the Alliance, the National Rural Health Alliance’s grassroots network of people and organisations in rural and remote Australia, has been working to ensure that Friends members have the opportunity to stay connected during this...
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Partyline screen shot issue 70 March 2020
Monday, 30 March 2020
The March 2020 issue of Partyline, the National Rural Health Alliance’s flagship online magazine, is now available. The theme for this issue is climate and health. Climate change is intricately linked with health, and the health of rural...
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Tuesday, 24 March 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is trying times for all of us, and particularly those working in the health sector. It’s also difficult for rural communities who are still recovering from the bushfires. On a policy level, the Alliance is making sure...
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AJRH cover
Monday, 2 March 2020
The Australian Journal of Rural Health, which the Alliance manages, is now on Twitter at @AusJRuralHealth. Hit "Follow" to keep up to date on the latest from the Journal, which is one of Australia's leading sources for rural health research...
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fire fighting helicopter over smokey bush fire
Monday, 6 January 2020
Our thoughts go out to everyone affected by the recent bushfires across the country and we acknowledge all of those who are working hard, either in a professional or volunteer capacity, to respond to the fires. Below is some information...
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Position Statement Climate Change and rural health
Tuesday, 24 December 2019
It is the Alliance’s position that climate change poses a significant and enduring threat to health in the 21st century. A national commitment to the climate and health policy agenda is urgently required to protect human and...
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Partyline magazine new issue out now
28 November 2018 - The November 2018 issue of Partyline is now on the website.... More
Closing the Gap
22 November 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance – the peak advocacy body representing the health needs of 7 million Australians – is joining the 13 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peak bodies that have written to Council of Australian Governments (COAG) First... More
Microscope
20 November 2018 - Improving the health of people in rural, regional and remote Australia will come under the microscope of leading national and international experts in the field at the 15th National Rural Health Conference... More
chips and burger
29 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance has called for the development and roll out of a national obesity strategy, with a focus on communities living in remote rural areas, in a bid to improve Australians’ diets and bring down the high levels of obesity.... More
People using computers
17 October 2018 - The viability of rural and remote communities depends on access to quality health services, which, in turn, relies on being able to attract a highly trained, sustainable health workforce. The Australian Journal of Rural Health, in its trans-Tasman... More
Diabetes test on fingers
12 October 2018 - The National Rural Health Alliance today highlighted the startling figures from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report Diabetes Indicators for the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016-2020. The report shows that people in... More
11 October 2018 - Australia and New Zealand’s leading rural health organisations have joined forces to provide a broader focus for the Australian Journal of Rural Health (AJRH). The October 2018 issue of the AJRH marks the start of an ongoing collaboration between the... More
11 October 2018 - The mental health picture is stark. A group of researchers, led by Associate Professor Russell Roberts (Charles Sturt University, Editor in Chief, AJRH) identify the increased risk of early death of people living with mental health issues in rural... More