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Laura School Screenings

School screenings take place in remote community of Laura Dr Louise Craig, Maternal and Child Health Team Leader Nie Sheehan, Advanced Health Worker - Men's Health David Nicholls, Diabetes Educator Kerry Vickers and Podiatrist Brendan Rose and Child Health /…
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Gestational Diabetes Study

Catherine Chamberlain, a registered midwife with over 25 years of national and international experience, will present the results of her study into gestational diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women on July 4 at Apunipima Cape York Health Council.…
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Rising Star in Health Research

James Cook University researcher and soon – to – be Apunipima employee Dr Sandra Campbell is the recipient of the inaugural National Health and Medical Research Council’s (NHMRC) Rising Star Research Excellence Award for excellence in health and medical research. “The Rising…
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Hearing Health on Cape York

Apunipima's Audiologist Kristen Wallin presented at the World Congress of Audiology held in Brisbane in May 2014. Kristen holds a Masters in Audiology and has been an Audiologist for over 10 years. She has worked with Apunipima Cape York Health…
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Measles Alert

There has been a confirmed case of measles in a child who attends Edge Hill State School. As well as attending school on 28th May, the child also attended Cairns 24hr Medical Centre on Saturday 31st May, 2014. Measles is a…
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Cooking up a storm in Wujal

For the last five weeks, Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Queensland Health have been doing healthy cooking with Bloomfield River State School kids in grades 3-7. We have made fruit salad, meat and salad wraps, mini pizzas, apple and banana…
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Isaac Rockeby

Apunipima welcomes Physical Exercise Officer Isaac Rockeby from Coen who started here at Apunipima on the 20th of May and has already made an impact here at Apunipima. Physical Exercise Officer Isaac Rockeby will be promoting health up Coen this…
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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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