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Key Tip for Improving Your Communication

Key Tip for Improving Your Communication

I recently came across the acronym ELI. I know that acronyms are usually the enemy of good communication but I’m making an exception. ELI14 means Explain it like I’m 14 This is a very clear (and cute) way of explaining the level...

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Chinese Community Comes Together on World Hepatitis Day

Chinese Community Comes Together on World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis B and hepatitis C affect 325 million people globally. While Australia has made significant advances in the response to hepatitis B in recent years, the illness remains a serious public health challenge. According to the latest Hepatitis B Mapping Project...

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Multicultural approach to drug support to save lives

Multicultural approach to drug support to save lives

North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (NWMPHN) is investing $900,000 in a multicultural drug support program in partnership with the South Sudanese community. The program will be run by the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health...

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Overseas Born Almost Half of New HIV Diagnoses

Overseas Born Almost Half of New HIV Diagnoses

While HIV diagnoses have notably declined the past five years, almost half of all cases in 2018 in Australia were among overseas born people (46%), according to the latest national report released by the Kirby Institute. There have been major scientific developments...

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Medevac Under Threat

Medevac Under Threat

Trigger Warning: This post discusses sensitive issues, including rape and abortion. The Coalition government is attempting to repeal the lifesaving legislation, Medical Evacuation (often called Medevac). The law, which came into effect in 2018, enables asylum seekers...

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HIV Treatment & Prevention: Q&A

HIV Treatment & Prevention: Q&A

The following is a condensed transcript of a Q&A with HIV experts at our World Refugee Day M-CAN Forum: Access for All. What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? There is not yet a cure for HIV but people living with HIV may go into treatment very early, which...

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World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

Today is World Refugee Day. At CEH, we fight to let them stay. We fight to eliminate barriers, like cultural beliefs and stigma, which can prevent refugees from accessing the health services they require. We fight for a healthy, safe, equitable society. You might...

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Migrant with Hepatitis B Denied Australian Residency

Migrant with Hepatitis B Denied Australian Residency

A hand-working teacher and family man, who has been living in Sydney for seven years, was told he failed Australia’s visa health requirement despite his hepatitis B medication costing just “a dollar a day”. Hepatitis B is a virus that Paul* likely inherited from his...

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CEH Empowers Women with Sexual Health Education

CEH Empowers Women with Sexual Health Education

Through CEH's sexual health education sessions, the students at WELS learn about contraception, hygiene, sexually transmissible infections and more. CEH delivers these sessions in partnership with Womens Health West and Maribyrnong City Council.
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Federal Election 2019

Federal Election 2019

The Federal Election is only five days away. Where does the Centre for Culture Ethnicity and Health stand? Download our election guide here.

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5 Ways to Call Out Racism

5 Ways to Call Out Racism

Racism is any form of prejudice or discrimination against another due to the belief that one’s race, colour or ethnicity is superior. Whether conscious or unconscious, no form of racism is acceptable. 5 types of racism and how to call it out.
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