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World No Tobacco Day 2014

Every year, on 31 May, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of which…
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Deadly Choices Launch

Apunipima Cape York Health Council launched its Deadly Choices program at the Mossman Gorge Wellbeing Centre on Tuesday, May 20. Deadly Choices aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People to make healthy choices for themselves and their families…
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Lockhart River Hip Hop Video Launch

Lockhart River celebrated the launch of a hip hop video Healing Spirit, featuring young people from the community, on May 16 - 18. Apunipima’s Health Promotion and Tackling Smoking Healthy Lifestyles teams, working in partnership with Police Citizens Youth Club…
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Budget Response

Apunipima's response to the Federal Budget 2014 - 2015 Chief Executive Officer of Apunipima Cape York Health Council, Cleveland Fagan responded to Tuesdays budget delivered by Treasurer Joe Hockey by saying, "We see this as a very short sighted budget…
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Governor-General visits Apunipima

The Governor-General, His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove and Her Excellency Lady Cosgrove visited Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Mossman Gorge Primary Health Care Centre this week. Their Excellencies spent an hour at Apunipima on Tuesday, meeting…
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National Nursing Award Winners

The Apunipima Pepi-pod Program team was announced the winner of the Team Innovation category of the HESTA Australian Nursing Awards at a gala ceremony in Sydney last Thursday night. The team was recognised for their innovative work in rolling out…
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Health Worker Wins Scholarship

Apunipima Cape York Health Council Maternal and Child Health Worker Johanna Hunt has won a scholarship to present at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) third Indigenous Women's Health Meeting in Adelaide which will…
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Need to Read

Apunipima Cape York Health Council Maternal and Child Health Midwife Lisa Smith has distributed hundreds of children’s books to the Cape and Gulf in the last few months. The books (the Healthy Living Series) - What We Eat, What We…
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Lockhart River Love Song

Lockhart River will celebrate the launch of a hip hop video featuring young people from the community on May 16 - 18. Apunipima’s Health Promotion and Tackling Smoking Healthy Lifestyles teams, working in partnership with Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC)…
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