MAOA Housing Project

The MAOA (Midwest Aboriginal Organisation Alliance – a coalition of Aboriginal Organisations in Geraldton) Housing Project commenced in 2011 and focused on understanding housing issues faced by Aboriginal people in Geraldton.

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Allied Health Clinical Training Model

In partnership with WACHS (WA Country Health Services), WACRH is developing and conducting an evaluation of the Allied Health Clinical Training Model (AHCTM) including the application of project funding to support the development of 9 dedicated clinical training sites over the time period of 2012-2014. 

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My Back on Track, My Future

 Researchers: Dr Ivan Lin and Ms Kim Ryder

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Improving the Heart Health Story for Aboriginal People in WA (BAHHWA)

Researchers: Dr Sandra Thompson, Dr Judy Katzenellenbogen, Michael Hobbs, Frank Sanfilippo, Elizabeth Geelhoed, Dawn Bessarab, Peter Thompson, Angela Durey, Derrick Lopez, Emma Haynes, Tiew-Hwa Teng and Dr Kaniz Gausia

The Need

Cardiovascular disorders are common and serious health problems in all populations around the world. In Australia, Aboriginal people have much higher rates of cardiovascular disorders than other Australians. In fact, cardiovascular disorders are the single most important cause of the gap in life expectancy between Aboriginal people compared with other people in Australia.

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Upcoming Events

Friday
23
Feb
WACRH
Starts at: 15:30

Free fortnightly interprofessional workshop for ALL health science students on placement, or currently studying in Geraldton.

The Meeting space cover a range of skills and knowledge relevant to rural practice.

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Wednesday
07
Mar
WACRH
Starts at: 12:00

Learning Lunch with Prof. Matthew Fox " A general overview on our work in South Africa which spans epidemiology& economics outcomes research & everything from descriptive work to clinical trials"

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Friday
09
Mar
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00

Be part of the Student Health Academy for Year 10 Students

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Friday
09
Mar
WACRH
Starts at: 15:30

Free fortnightly interprofessional workshop for ALL health science students on placement, or currently studying in Geraldton.

The Meeting space cover a range of skills and knowledge relevant to rural practice

See More

Friday
23
Mar
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00

Be part of the Student Health Academy for Year 10 Students

Read More