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Hep B made easy  – A CEH & St Vincent’s Hospital Workshop

Hep B made easy – A CEH & St Vincent’s Hospital Workshop

Addressing Hepatitis B within a community context More than 200,000 people in Australia are living with hepatitis B. Because the infection often has no symptoms until serious liver disease develops, only about 60% of people who are living with the virus are aware that...
DIA MUNDIAL DEL SIDA 2019 – World AIDS Day

DIA MUNDIAL DEL SIDA 2019 – World AIDS Day

HIV continues to be a major global public health issue with approximately 37.9 million people living with HIV globally. Among the people born overseas in Australia, the highest HIV rates in 2017 were amongst people born in Southeast Asia, the Americas (North, Central...
Unhealthy relationships and the Australian Health Care system

Unhealthy relationships and the Australian Health Care system

 CEH Community Education Session in Geelong  CEH’s Multicultural Health & Support Service delivered a very important community education session to the young people from Diversitat, also known as the Geelong Ethnic Communities Council, in Norlane – Geelong...
CEH wins 2019 Victorian Public Healthcare Award!

CEH wins 2019 Victorian Public Healthcare Award!

Women’s Health West, cohealth, Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health, Maribyrnong City Council, Western English Language School Human relations education program for newly arrived young people. Human Relations is an innovative and unique five-week education program...
Can Hepatitis B be transmitted by mosquito bites?

Can Hepatitis B be transmitted by mosquito bites?

This, and more commonly asked questions about Hepatitis, were answered last week at CEH’s Multicultural Community Action Network’s (M-CAN) Hep B awareness session for the Indian Community.  The session, titled “Is your liver as healthy as you think?” discussed all...
Let’s Drop the Jargon

Let’s Drop the Jargon

On Drop the Jargon Day!  Tuesday October 22 Many clients have trouble understanding and using information we give them.  They also struggle to understand and get around complicated systems like healthcare.  When we use jargon, technical terms or acronyms, more people...
Not pulp fiction

Not pulp fiction

She looks up, concerned. She is young, in a room full of men her father’s age. The material she has to deal with is sexual. How did it come to this? She looks to him and they both know all is lost. Don’t be that person who has omitted critical information when making...

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