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Mossman Profile - Carina Denman

Name: Carina Denman Title: Maternal and child health worker Hobbies: Fishing, shopping, quality time with family and friends A passion for children, Mossman-born Carina has been working at Apunipima for the past 10 months. And she wouldn’t change anything about…
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The guys have it all wrapped up in Pormpuraaw

As part of the very successful Pormpuraaw Youth Summit hosted by Pormpur Paanthu this week, Apunipima’s Maternal Child Health Team facilitated a yarning session, on the effects of foetal alcohol syndrome, shaken baby syndrome and safe sleeping.  The yarning session…
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Women's wellness gathering in Kowanyama

Women from the Kowanyama Playgroup and Friends were invited to a women's wellness gathering at Artharpuch this week Hosted by Apunipima, a fun night was had by all.  The ladies enjoyed pampering themselves and each other.  It was a great…
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7 Deadly Steps to Success

Lockhart River students completed their Deadly Choices Program last week and received their certificates.  As the first class to complete the course, these Lockhart kids can be really proud. The Deadly Choices Program is a seven week health education and…
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Apunipima’s Baby One program delivered

Apunipima’s Baby One Program was delivered to a national conference this week. Nie Sheehan and Carina Denham detailed how Baby One is improving infant health and pregnancy outcomes across 11 remote Cape York communities. Nie, a midwife and child health…
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Pormpuraaw Playgroup kids say move over wiggles

Proving that they are the stars when it comes to singing and performing songs about hygiene, Pormpuraaw Playgroup kids have developed a song book called ‘Breathing, Blowing, Coughing Song and Washing Hands Songbook. Launched last month at the Pormpuraaw Primary…
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Apunipima set to enter world stage

Chief Executive Cleveland Fagan and Public Health Medical Advisor Dr Mark Wenitong have been invited to attend and present at the International Network in Indigenous Health Knowledge and Development (INIHKD)2014. To be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada, this conference builds…
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