We are in the run for the Midwest Business Execellence Awards to be announed in June!!
We Won!! Mid West Business Excellence Awards
The social and economic value that our student programs bring to our local communitites was recently recognised during this year's Business Awards. The Award is testament of WACRH's innovative and immersive placement, and is a credit to the Centre's Education Team for their passion and creativity.
We are seeking interest from Aboriginal people to be part of our working group. We want to ensure Aboriginal people are empowered partners who contribute to research that meets local and national health priorities and needs. We also hope that the working group will increase research ownership by the Aboriginal community and ensure research findings get to the right people to make a difference. Applications close on the 30th of June. Read More
Student Academy and Pharmacy
High School students from Geraldton recently learned about the importance of Pharmacy within the health care environment. They discovered practical skills relating to compounding medications, glucose suspension and the process involved in making topical creams.
Our team, in partnership with UWA and the WA Heart Foundation has recently released one of the most comprehensive reports that aims to further narrow the gap between rates of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heart disease deaths. Read More
The Toolkits aim to guide Aboriginal health professionals on how to maximise their engagement with the media and assist journalists in dealing positively with the Aboriginal Health sector.
When: 10am, Thursday 4th July 2013
Where: CUCRH - 167 Fitzgerald Street
Changing the News
A toolkit for Aboriginal health staff
This toolkit provides practical advice and effective guidelines for managing media and developing communication strategies.
Mainstream News Media
A toolkit for journalists
The 'Mainstream News Media' toolkit collates real advice collected from Aboriginal health professionals, and aims to guide journalists during the news gathering and reporting process.
• Aboriginal health professionals, journalists, and other media specialists participated in an intensive media management and advocacy skills training and mentoring program • As a result of this training program, Aboriginal participants improved their media management skills and journalists improved their capacity for reporting on Aboriginal health • Both toolkits stem from this training and mentoring process
Download the Toolkits
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As part of a Suicide Prevention Awareness project, there will be a series of workshops in Geraldton to develop community service announcements.These will aim to raise awareness of suicide and mental health, as well as local risk factors such as alcohol and other drugs.The local material developed will be broadcast through Radio MAMA.Interested members of the Geraldton community are welcome to attend