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CEH Celebrates Refugee Day with winners of 2018 Community Grants Program.

It was announced today, two community groups will work with CEH to improve the health of refugee and migrant communities as winners of CEH’s Community grants program. The recipients were two of five finalists for the program which is designed to encourage health promotion through education. Applications were drawn from a range of newly arrived refugee and migrant community groups.

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Treatment of Refugees Is Unlawful

The treatment of asylum seekers by the Australian government is not just cruel but unlawful. We are a signatory to The 1951 Refugee Convention. Under international law, people have the right to seek asylum and be protected. According to The UN Refugee Agency, the...

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MSHN Forum: Racism in Healthcare

A migrant woman is at the hospital. Her baby has died. She is handed a note, written in English, informing her of the loss. A husband and wife, from a migrant background, sit in the doctor’s office. The wife has been experiencing health...

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Reflection on World AIDS Day: HIV/AIDS still matters

World AIDS Day marks a special day of reflection, compassion and unity in the fight against HIV around the World. The first ever-global health day has been celebrated on December 1 for more than two decades. The day enables people to show support and passion for HIV positive people and commemorate loved ones who have died from AIDS-related illness

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Events

Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hepatitis B made easy: Workshop – 26 June 2018 @ St Vincents Hospital Fitzroy | Fitzroy | Victoria | Australia
This introductory half-day workshop is for health and support workers who wish to learn the basics about hepatitis B and effective strategies for working with affected communities. This training module has been developed by a[...]
Blood Ties: Hepatitis B in our community: in Melton @ Pyke and Grant Rooms Melton Library and Learning Hub
Jun 27 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Blood Ties: Hepatitis B in our community: in Melton @ Pyke and Grant Rooms Melton Library and Learning Hub | Melton | Victoria | Australia
More than 60% of people living with hepatitis B come from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. There are many misunderstandings about hepatitis B and without treatment, hepatitis B can cause liver cancer. This workshop will[...]
Hepatitis B made easy: Workshop – 23 October 2018 @ Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hepatitis B made easy: Workshop – 23 October 2018 @ Centre for Culture, Ethnicity & Health | Richmond | Victoria | Australia
This introductory half-day workshop is for health and support workers who wish to learn the basics about hepatitis B and effective strategies for working with affected communities. This training module has been developed by a[...]

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