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World Diabetes Day

It was World Diabetes Day on Tuesday 14th November. The day is celebrated on Doctor Frederick Banting’s birthday. Who is Frederick Banting you ask? Doctor Frederick Banting is the Canadian researcher who discovered insulin, along with his colleague Professor John…
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Baby One Program Shares Their Expertise

Apunipima was invited to share their experience, strengths and challenges in delivering The Baby One Program, at a two-day workshop delivered by Melbourne University in Townsville, last week. The workshop provided background information and research, along with a practical guide…
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CAIRNS TO HOST 2017 TRANS-TASMAN BASKETBALL CLASH

Apunipima Australian Indigenous Basketball All Stars Player Kerry Williams (left) joins with Cairns Basketball General Manager Mike Scott (centre) and All Stars Head Coach Joel Khalu (right) to announce Cairns as this year’s host venue. Cairns Basketball will play host…
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Staying A Step Ahead

Students in Kowanyama, were lucky enough to recieve a visit from  Podiatrist, Alen Rusmir, as Part of Apunipima's Healthy Kids Program. Alen talked about the importance of good health and the effects smoking has on our feet. Alen said “The…
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ICTV gets behind Drink More Water Youfla campaign

Indigenous Community TV (ICTV) is getting behind Apunipima Cape York Health Council’s Sugary Drinks Proper No Good – Drink More Water Youfla social marketing campaign – by providing a free TV advertising campaign on Channel 601 VAST across Australia. ICTV…
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Women’s Health and Yarning in Pormpuraaw

Women’s group sessions this week on the balcony at the Pormpuraaw Primary Health Clinic offered a great opportunity for women to come together to talk about women’s issues including breast cancer awareness with Fiona Millard The ladies discussed and shared…
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