NACCHO Aboriginal health Monday snapshot: 19 August 2013


1. Save the date: Commitment to Indigenous Health: Local and National Contributions to meeting the Challenges – Canberra – 2 October 2013

The Indigenous Health Interest Group is holding our second research showcase in October 2013, Commitment to Indigenous Health: Local and National Contributions to Meeting the Challenges. The event is co-sponsored by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.


2. Save the date: ‘Heart of the Centre’ – Alice Springs – 3 – 4 October 2013

This educational symposium is designed for health professionals who are working with the impact of chronic diseases in Indigenous communities, in particular cardiovascular disease and its complications.

Local and national experts will discuss the latest evidence and relevance to the NT experience.  The Symposium is aimed at all health professionals, including GPs, clinical specialists, hospital staff, remote health and allied health staff.  Aboriginal Health Practitioners and AHWs are encouraged to attend this educational event.

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3. Save the date: World Diabetes Congress – Melbourne – 2 – 6 December 2013

The World Diabetes Congress is one of the world’s largest health-related events. It brings together healthcare professionals, diabetes associations, policy-makers and companies to share the latest findings in diabetes research and best practice.