The Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN) welcomes the announcement today by the Australian Government that James Cook University will establish a new University Department of Rural Health in Central Queensland.
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The Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN) today welcomed the Final Report from the House Select Committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention and the recommendations to improve access to services for people in rural and remote Australia.
This week is national Occupational Therapy week and the University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) are celebrating the skilled and dedicated occupational therapists working in rural and remote communities across Australia.
Deakin Rural Health has won Deakin University’s 2021 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to Community Partnerships for their work on the Budja Budja Aboriginal Cooperative (BBAC) and Deakin Rural Health Research and Clinical Training Partnership.
A number of researchers from the University Departments of Rural Health (UDRH) have presented their findings at the 8th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposium over the past two days.
Celebrating 20 years – remarks by ARHEN Chair Christine Howard at the 8th Rural and Remote Health Scientific Symposiumadmin2021-10-06T04:04:01+00:00
I am delighted to be here today representing the Australian Rural Health Education Network. ARHEN is the national association and peak body for the 16 University Departments of Rural Health located around the country.
The Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN) today marked 20 years of leading rural health education and research with the launch of a new logo and website that showcases the breadth and diversity of work from its members, the University Departments of Rural Health.
The Australian Rural Health Education Network (ARHEN) today acknowledged the efforts of rural health students to protect themselves, their patients and their communities from COVID-19 by getting vaccinated ahead of their clinical placements.
As student responses to these placement changes were not well understood, UDRHs were interested in student experiences of their UDRH-facilitated rural or remote placement during 2020. All 16 UDRHs agreed to participate in a study of student perspectives among students who had a placement organised by a UDRH.
Beyond the black stump: rapid reviews of health research issues affecting regional, rural and remote Australiaadmin2021-09-15T00:27:15+00:00
This study looks at: Retail initiatives to improve the healthiness of food environments in rural, regional and remote communities. Which interventions best support the health and wellbeing needs of rural populations experiencing natural disasters? The impact of bushfires on the wellbeing of children living in rural and remote Australia. The role of national policies to address rural allied health, nursing and dentistry workforce maldistribution. Availability and characteristics of publicly available health workforce data sources in Australia. Rapid realist review of opioid tapering in the context of long term opioid use for non-cancer pain in rural areas.