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NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians. NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July, the 2017 theme […]
Vivien Kerr can’t sing highly enough the praises of the telehealth support service for people with asthma and COPD. Left to right: WACHS South West Senior Physiotherapist Jodi Larke, Asthma WA Coordinator Education/Aged Care Services Eleissa Fuller (on screen) and ACTHS client, Vivien Kerr. The 70-year-old Bunbury resident spent a week in hospital after having […]
The Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service will be conducting Prescribed Burns in the Darwin/Rural area. When driving pay attention and if the roads are smoke affected, turn on your lights and drive carefully. People suffering from asthma or breathing ailments should consider leaving for the day or staying indoors. Asthma sufferers should take all […]
SYDNEY: A new mobile application (app) being launched today, on World Asthma Day, will support young people to manage their asthma and improve their quality of life. Eleven percent of young Australians have asthma, one of the highest rates in the world. Currently there are no evidence-based, co-designed apps on the market to support them. […]
BRISBANE: Asthma Australia is working in partnership with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to provide information and extra supplies of medication, donated by GSK, to pharmacies in cyclone affected areas. People with asthma in Queensland struck by cyclone Debbie are warned that extreme weather conditions can trigger asthma symptoms. In the Proserpine, Bowen and Airlie […]
SYDNEY: Asthma Australia is urging people with asthma to be vaccinated against the flu to help them avoid prolonged sickness and time off work and school, based on new survey data. Asthma Australia surveyed more than 500 people with asthma and their carers finding 64% took days off work, school or study as a result […]