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Remote Area Health

Remote Area Health

The Digital Productivity Conference, held in June 2013, highlighted the amazing inroads Australia has made in digital technology and health. To complement this exciting growth in the digital productivity sector, we thought it time to revisit mHealth technology and how Australia is tracking with the NBN.

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Can Medicare Locals Help Close the Gap?

Can Medicare Locals Help Close the Gap?

Before we kick off, we’d like to acknowledge the apparent confusion between the terms Closing the Gap and Close the Gap. Far be it from me to elucidate here as, to be honest, I have been none too clear on the difference myself. That was until I came across respected Aboriginal Health GP, Tim Senior’s excellent explanation. We’ve provided his blog link below so you can refer to it later…. but first, let’s see where we’re at with Closing the Gap.

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Smoking and Pregnancy

Smoking and Pregnancy

It’s well known that smoking is associated with adverse outcomes for mothers and their babies. The list of potential negative effects is seemingly endless, yet some women still continue smoking. Here are some key points to help you as a health professional illustrate how smoking can compromise the health of pregnant women and their unborn children.1

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