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Khamis, 28 Ogos 2014

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea outbreak would likely hit gay community first

Drug-resistant gonorrhoea outbreak would likely hit gay community first
 - SEXUAL health expert warns an outbreak of drug-resistant gonorrhoea would be likely to hit Australia’s gay community first, as Australian and New Zealand sexual health clinics go on alert.
AAP reports the patient, a tourist from central Europe, was treated in Cairns after travelling there from Sydney, prompting a health alert in July.




Skin sores research to improve health of children

Skin sores research to improve health of children
 - In Australia, eight out of every ten children living in remote Indigenous communities will have skin sores at least once before their first birthday, whilst ...

Facebook usage among Indigenous Australians at a national high

Facebook usage among Indigenous Australians at a national high
 - Typically in the population, around 42 per cent of people are members of Facebook in Australia - it's really quite a big number - and amongst people ...

FIFO solution to shortage workers

FIFO solution to shortage workers
 - CHILD protection workers for South Australia's remote Aboriginal lands will be employed under a fly-in, fly-out model in a bid to address chronic staff ...

APY Lands people 'struggling to access their super'

APY Lands people 'struggling to access their super'
 - People on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands in South Australia are struggling to access their superannuation, a financial support service has said. Ernabella financial literacy educator Renee Stephens said she had recently been dealing with at least one query a day about superannuation.

Australia is a land of excuses, not the land of the fair go

Australia is a land of excuses, not the land of the fair go
 - John Pilger: 'All of my views have been developed and honed by my association with Aboriginal people.' Photograph: Antonio Olmos for the Observer.

Fee for doctor's visit would spell disaster for South West aboriginal health: Fong

Fee for doctor's visit would spell disaster for South West aboriginal health: Fong
 - The South West Aboriginal Medical Service will refuse to charge its patients a ... health services across regional and metropolitan Western Australia.

Indigenous patients face too many barriers to seeing specialists, say doctors

Indigenous patients face too many barriers to seeing specialists, say doctors
 - Indigenous Australians used specialists 178 times less per 1,000 people compared to the general community, the president of the Royal Australasian ...

Aboriginal woman who died in WA jail was there for an unpaid fine

Aboriginal woman who died in WA jail was there for an unpaid fine
 - An Aboriginal woman who died in jail after twice seeking medical attention from authorities who deemed her healthy ... Mr Harris told The Australian.

Gay rugby teams hold massive training session hosted by two professional teams ...

Gay rugby teams hold massive training session hosted by two professional teams ...
 - Almost 1000 players and supporters representing 30 gay and inclusive rugby clubs from 15 countries will be in Australia for the Biennial event, named ...

Greenpeace reveals rights abuse, environment contamination committed by Indonesia's largest ...

Greenpeace reveals rights abuse, environment contamination committed by Indonesia's largest ...
 - Referring to a fresh report compiled by Indonesia's Mining Advocacy Network ... "No compensation has been received by Dayak people either from ...

Health needs to become a priority in Indonesia

Health needs to become a priority in Indonesia
 - When Indonesian president-elect Joko Widodo takes power in October, he will be confronted by a laundry list of pressing issues, ranging from budget-sapping energy subsidies and urgently needed infrastructure projects to figuring out why heavy spending on education does not seem to be paying off.

Climate change refugees off SIDS agenda

Climate change refugees off SIDS agenda
 - The world's first-ever climate change refugee claimant, a national of Kiribati, lost his asylum appeal in a New Zealand court last May on the ground that ...

Rural broadband pledge 'a little late'

Rural broadband pledge 'a little late'
 - The Rural Women New Zealand organisation has welcomed an election ... "We think there's a lot of people missing out ... it is not just for economic ...

Prison best place for man - expert

Prison best place for man - expert
 - There's nothing like age to slow people down, and people are certainly less likely to offend as they become older. "People change throughout their life.

Health services in Tairawhiti focused on prevention

Health services in Tairawhiti focused on prevention
 - The latest National Health Target results show more people in Tairawhiti ... strong focus on prevention and improving the health of New Zealanders.

Compulsory organ donor proposal fails

Compulsory organ donor proposal fails
 - There are very strict criteria around organ donation in New Zealand and only people who have died in an intensive care unit with a severe brain injury ...

Stopping the Sale of New Zealand

Stopping the Sale of New Zealand
 - Tens of thousands of New Zealand houses are now owned by people who are ... Over one million hectares of New Zealand land passing through the ...

Push to get young people to vote

Push to get young people to vote
 - With just four weeks until New Zealand goes to the polls, there have been concerted efforts to get young voters involved. A viral video features singer ...

New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse

New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse
 - The New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse is the national centre for ... We provide information and resources for people working towards the ...

Concern Papuans in Australia could be 'terrorists'

Concern Papuans in Australia could be 'terrorists'
 - The Australian West Papua Association says Australia's proposed ... More people in Australia are becoming aware of it, and I think this is the last thing ...

PNG National Capital District Governor reaches out to HIV vulnerable

PNG National Capital District Governor reaches out to HIV vulnerable
 - Papua New Guinea National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop says the “HIV most-at-risk” population must be attended to effectively. He said they must go to clinics and get tested. 

Papua New Guinea set to decide on RH logging renewal

Papua New Guinea set to decide on RH logging renewal
 - Papua New Guinea's National Forest Board will consider a Malaysian ... RH says it has the support of the local people, but some locals object to their ...

Your Face Is Saying More Than You Think

Your Face Is Saying More Than You Think
 - In a previous study, for example, King's team looked for unique gesture characteristics in young male Maori, the indigenous Polynesian population in ...

Excitement rises as young Māori leaders prepare for national

Excitement rises as young Māori leaders prepare for national
 - Te Huinga Tauira o Te Mana Ākonga, the annual Māori Tertiary Students' Conference is hosted every year by a roopu tauira Māori on their campus.