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eBlast 13 July 2017

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Wound Practice and Research Journal Out Now

The latest volume of Wound Practice and Research, the Wounds Australia journal has now been sent to all eligible members, and should be arriving in your mailbox soon. 

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National Diabetes Week

This National Diabetes Week, Diabetes Australia want to raise awareness about type 2 diabetes and urge people who might be at risk, to get checked. Type 2 diabetes is a serious, progressive and complex condition with serious complications including vision loss, kidney damage, heart attacks, stroke and limb amputation.

Diabetes Australia have some great resources especially for Health Professionals, available on their website.

Upcoming Events

16 August 2017 Education Evening "Wound CSI: Combating Serious Infection" (Adelaide, SA)

1 September 2017 Full-day Seminar “It’s TIME for Another Day at the Races” (Adelaide, SA)

6 October 2017 Wounds Australia ACT Conference (information and registration coming soon)

13 October 2017 Full-day Conference "Winning the Trifecta in Wound Management: Client, Carer, Clinician" (Newcastle, NSW)

17 November 2017 Full-day Conference “Wound Management: Setting the Standard” (Melbourne, VIC)

In Other News... 
New maps reveal cancer levels across Australia, and across the social strata


Public health experts traditionally expect to see a very strong pattern of health inequality – the poorer you are, the more likely you are to be unwell and die before your time. But newly available data on cancer incidence rates show that’s not always the case. 

The team at the Public Health Information Development Unit (PHIDU) used data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare’s 2012 Australian Cancer Database to map cancer incidence rates across Australia – by state, by socioeconomic status and by remoteness. Read more at The Conversation.

 


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