Men’s Health Week – June 14 – 20 1. Visit the website at www.menshealthweek.com.au to see what’s on around Australia 2. Talk about health and wellbeing with the men and boys in your life – direct them to the website for more health information 3. Order your copy of Australia’s first “men’s health & wellbeing: an a-z guide” at http://longuevill.cart.net.au/details/2803101.html
National Herpes Awareness Day was established by the Australian Herpes Management Forum in 2004 and is run each year on October 13 to raise awareness of herpesviruses within the Australian community, to provide facts, to break down myths and to encourage people to visit their doctor or health care provider to get screened.
If you do suffer ongoing pain after shingles then you may be interested in participating in the following study: Patients who suffer Post Herpetic Neuralgia (that is those who experience chronic pain after having shingles) are needed for a clinical trial. The trial aims to assess whether the study medication may give improved relief of [...]
Here’s an update on the NHHRC consultative sessions – one of which I attended in July 2008. See my previous post here. Media Alert 13 February 2009 Release of the Interim Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission (NHHRC) The Interim Report of the National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission will be released [...]
Community Engagement Session A few weeks ago I attended a consultative session run by the National Health & Hospitals Reform Commission. Here’s an extract from the invitation to participate: The Rudd Government has established a National Health and Hospitals Reform Commission, which is conducting a series of community engagement sessions to help it design the future [...]
I went to the Optometrist this morning for a check up (yep! I do need new glasses… bugger!). Ordinarily I would not discuss genital herpes with an Optometrist, but it came up in conversation… so I did as I always do, I discussed it as if it is a normal topic. I have diabetes and [...]
Most people see getting herpes as a huge negative in their lives, and I certainly felt that way at the beginning, but I have to admit there have been many positives in it for me too. It hasn’t made me more honest as it has for some people, I have always had a big thing [...]