Archive for the ‘Connect’ Category

National Preventive Health Strategy 2021-2030

By Injury Matters • December 13th, 2021

The Australian Government’s National Preventive Health Strategy was released on 12 December 2021 by Health Minister Greg Hunt. The Strategy has a vision to improve the health and wellbeing of all Australians at all stages of life through prevention. By building on previous success and momentum, addressing the increasing burden of disease, reducing health inequitymore…

Connect with Sharnae Zanotti

By Injury Matters • November 2nd, 2021

Sharnae Zanotti is the Senior Project Officer, Public Education and Health Promotion, at the WA Mental Health Commission. Sharnae is a member of the WA Injury Prevention Network and kindly shared her story with us so that more people can learn about her involvement in injury prevention. 1. Please describe your role in one ormore…

Keeping CONNECT.ed

By Injury Matters • February 12th, 2021

As we progress through different stages of our career, it is helpful to build our professional networks to ensure that we are always learning and remain connected. Professional networking can be difficult to organise, time-consuming and expensive, however, through CONNECT.ed, Injury Matters can help you out by taking those first steps for you. CONNECT.ed is amore…

Connect with Michelle Lambert

By Injury Matters • February 3rd, 2021

Michelle Lambert has recently joined the Injury Matters team as the Local Government and Health Services Coordinator.   Michelle has extensive experience in the Health Promotion field, focusing on improving health outcomes, particularly for young people. She has recently completed a PhD at The University of Notre Dame (exploring nutrition knowledge, food intake, influences on food choice, bodymore…

Through the looking glass: Success factors for injury prevention and safety promotion in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

By Injury Matters • January 6th, 2021

Engaging with Culturally and Linguistically Diverse communities requires an understanding of the impact of culture in planning and implementing programs and services that target injury prevention and safety promotion.  Join Deborah Pyatt, Facilitator, Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre, at the Injury Prevention Summit 2021 as she delivers a breakout session on ‘Through the Looking Glass’: Successmore…

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