2019 MRFF HEALTH IMPACT GRANTS ANNOUNCED
Health Translation SA (HTSA) is pleased to announce a $2 million investment aimed at improving the health of South Australians within the next 12 months.
The eight projects that will share the funding were chosen after an exhaustive peer-reviewed process. The projects are funded through the national Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) Rapid Applied Research Translation (RART) Health Impact Grants. They are truly collaborative, ensuring involvement across the health system including primary care, hospitals, South Australia’s three universities and the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute.
For further information please see the attached media release here
KNOWLEDGE TRANSLATION WORKSHOP: Implementing Evidence into Practice
The Knowledge Translation Workshop is being held at Flinders University, and is comprised of three-days of highly interactive and outcome-focused content that covers the essential skills and knowledge needed to facilitate the implementation of evidence and innovation into everyday practice. Led by an internationally-renowned team in the fields of knowledge translation and implementation science, this course is an excellent opportunity to gain access to world-class training.
When: Monday 26 November - Wednesday 28 November, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Flinders University, Adelaide
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CAN WE MANAGE TYPE 2 DIABETES BETTER IN HOSPITAL?
Come along and have your say!
You are invited a focus group to inform the ‘ Designing better in-hospital care for patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D)’ project
We are holding small focus group sessions to help shape and improve how diabetes services and care is delivered within hospitals, from admission through to discharge to community-based services and resources.
We are consulting with health professionals and consumers so if you are:
A General Practitioner, Aboriginal Health Practitioner, Allied Health Practitioner or other Health Professional and would like to participate find out more here
A person with T2D, over 18 years of age and have been admitted to a public hospital and would like to participate find out more here
For more information on this project contact firstname.lastname@example.org
$6 Million Funding Boost for Translation of Medical Research into Health Solutions for Patients
The South Australian Academic Health Science and Translation Centre (SA Centre), which brings together medical researchers and clinicians across South Australia, will receive $6.1 million from the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) to continue its efforts to translate cutting-edge research into health impact.
New CEO appointed to SA Centre
Wendy Keech commenced as Chief Executive Officer of the South Australian Academic Health Science and Translation Centre on January 22nd, 2018.
Wendy brings a range of research, policy and practical experience in the research translation and strategic leadership to this position. Most recently Wendy was Executive Officer/Senior Manager of the South Australian Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium, a key project of the SA Centre. Prior to that she was Senior Research Translation Manager in Wardliparingga Unit, the Aboriginal Research Unit at SAHMRI. Before moving to SAHMRI, Wendy spent almost 11 years as Director of Cardiovascular Health at the Heart Foundation in SA where she also had national leadership roles. Other relevant roles include Board Chair of Walking SA, Board Secretary of Reconciliation SA, Co-chair of the SA Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Working Group and past member of the SA Public Health Council.