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How to join Work It Out

How to join Work It Out

Work It Out is an exercise and education program developed by IUIH and run through participating Aboriginal Medical Services that was developed to help reduce the risk or impact of chronic disease.
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Celebrate bub's arrival with a limited edition Deadly Choices birth certificate

Celebrate bub's arrival with a limited edition Deadly Choices birth certificate

Parents of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander bubs born in South East Queensland can now celebrate bub's arrival with a limited edition Deadly Choices birth certificate.
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Gavin Gillchrist

Gavin Gillchrist

Introducing our Local Health Champion from the Brisbane Bayside area (Wynnum and Capalaba), Gavin Gillchrist. Gavin is a Kalkadoon man who has lived in the Brisbane Bayside area from the age of 4.
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Danusha Cubillo Local Health Champion

Danusha Cubillo Local Health Champion

We have chosen Danusha as our next Local Health Champion because of the significant changes she has made to her lifestyle. She started her health journey back in 2005 where she had a health scare.
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Aunty Ruby McHugh Local Health Champion

Aunty Ruby McHugh Local Health Champion

Introducing our Local Health Champion from Northgate, Aunty Ruby McHugh. For Aunty Ruby McHugh attending her local AMS has resulted in great health outcomes for her as she has is now reduced her medication, is better able to manage her chronic disease as well as participate in weekly physical activity.
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Institute for Urban Indigenous Health complete first 1,000 hearing tests

Institute for Urban Indigenous Health complete first 1,000 hearing tests

IUIH Audiology Team, celebrate their first 1000 hearing tests with the IUIH Allied Health Director Dr Alison Nelson. Pictured from left to right- Kristy Moore, Dr Alison Nelson, Dr Nuala Beahan, and Patrice Johnson Since Audiology was introduced to Allied health services in the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) in June 2014, the team has delivered more than 1000 hearing assessments to clients from 6 months old to 86 years of age. 28.5% of children and 75.9% of adults referred to I...
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Kerry Jackson Local Heath Champion

Kerry Jackson Local Heath Champion

Alcohol impacts Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in many different ways. For some it’s harder to give up than for others. Kerry Jackson of Strathpine made a conscious decision to give up the alcohol for good, after visiting his local AMS last June. He says this was a changing day in his life
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Urban Eyes

Urban Eyes

In September, the Institute of Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH), Deception Bay Clinic, and Moreton ATSICHS partnered with the Indigenous Eye Health Unit (Minum Barreng) at The University of Melbourne and the Indigenous Hip Hop Project (IHHP) to create the music video, ‘Urban Eyes’.
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Kevin Maund Local Health Champion

Kevin Maund Local Health Champion

I would like to introduce to you our very first local health champion Kevin Maund. Kevin was born in Innisfail and grew up in Far North Queensland. He belongs to the Waribarra people of the Rainforest Country. He currently lives in Redcliffe and works in the Greater Area of Brisbane. We chose Kevin as the local health champion for Deception Bay because of his commitment to improving his health and lifestyle with assistance from the Deception Bay Moreton ATSICHS clinic. Kevin is a Type 2 Diabet...
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New Local Health Champions

As a cadet of the Communications Team, I am proud to introduce you to my first campaign – Local Health Champions- to recognise high achieving individuals and celebrate the outstanding achievements of many of our deadly clients.
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