Tag: Housing

National trachoma workshop draws experts from across Australia

QAIHC Public Registrar Shamila Ginige provides insights into the National Trachoma Stakeholders Workshop in Sydney, which she recently attended. Trachoma is the leading infectious cause of blindness in the world.

Preventative health strategies and improving environmental wellbeing were two key priorities in the race to eradicate trachoma at the National Trachoma Stakeholders Workshop in Sydney in November.

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Carbal – An innovation model of sustainability

When Brian Hewitt, CEO of Carbal Medical Services was appointed to the position eight-and-a-half years ago, he lamented that programs that were beneficial to the health of the community ceased as soon as funding streams discontinued.

Coming to terms with the variability of government priorities and their support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community organisations led Mr Hewitt to a conclusion.

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Sector Leader Magazine is published by the Queensland Aboriginal and Islander Health Council (QAIHC).

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