NHMRC announces three new Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres
In late 2016, NHMRC called for submissions from further interested groups for recognition as an NHMRC Advanced Health Research and Translation Centre and Centres for Innovation in Regional Health. As a result, the following groups were recognised as AHRTCs and CIRH in 2017:
SA Centre welcomes MRFF funding to support rapid transformational research
The Australian Government through the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF) has announced it will invest $10 million to support Advanced Health Research and Translation Centres and Centres for Innovation in Regional Health to conduct rapid transformational research that delivers scalable solutions to health service problems and directly benefits patients.
Healthy Ageing Project
A new $4m project bringing together the aged care industry with top research institutions will place South Australia at the forefront of the health and ageing sector.
The SA Academic Health Science and Translation Centre in partnership with the South Australian Aboriginal Health Partnership is pleased to announce the creation of the SA Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium.
For more information click here Introducing the South Australian Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium.
Contact South Australian Aboriginal Chronic Disease Consortium Executive Officer - Wendy Keech, Senior Translation Manager - firstname.lastname@example.org
Monitoring the implementation of Transforming Health
The Health Performance Council (HPC) has recently released the Monitoring the Implementation of Transforming Health Indicator Report which monitors changes over the first two years of the Transforming Health implementation program. The selected indicators monitor changes in patient access and equity taken from the case for change stated in SA Health’s Our Next Steps:
- Too many deaths occur in our hospitals
- Long waiting times for discharge or placement
- Too many transfers between hospitals
- Senior clinicians unavailable.
For more information contact the HPC Secretariat:
Telephone: 08 8226 3188 / Fax: 08 8226 5220
Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) and the Lowitja Institute, will be co-hosting the 6th Annual NHMRC Symposium on Research Translation.
Under the theme "The Butterfly Effect: Translating Knowledge into Action for Positive Change", the Symposium will be an opportunity to bring relevant expertise to the business of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research translation and put forward Indigenous perspectives that inform the most effective policies and programs.
When: 14th - 15th November 2017
Where: Brisbane, Queensland
Australian and New Zealand Society for Sarcopenia and Frailty Research 2017 Annual Meeting
Both Sarcopenia and Frailty are increasingly important and affect many people, especially those aged 80 years and older. Identifying, preventing and treating these conditions will better allow older people achieve Healthy Ageing. Over two days, there will be opportunity to hear from Internationally renowned scientists and clinicians and collectively, we will improve our knowledge base in these important health related topics.
Where: Adelaide, South Australia
For further information, please contact:Lara Malcolm, Meeting Secetariat, The Meeting People Pty Ltd
PO Box 764, Mitcham SA 5062 32 The Strand, Colonel Light Gardens SA 5062
T| +61 8 8177 2215 (International) 08 8177 2215 (within Australia)