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Miwatj nurses are a vital part of our workforce. Spread across clinics in Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Gunyaŋara, Gapuwiyak, Ramingining, Milingimbi, and Galiwin’ku, our nurses work tirelessly in acute and outreach capacities. On International Nurses Day, we say thanks!
On Thursday 27 April, the Miwatj Health team in Ramingining worked with ALPA, the Ramingining School, and Menzies HealthLAB to present the Ramingining School Health & Careers Expo and tackle chronic disease.
The Miwatj Health Dietitians Week had it all—office displays, nutrition packs, and interactive social media posts to educate staff and community. Our dietitians work hard to share the best ways to fuel the body and this week was no exception. Read more here.
It is with a heavy heart that we acknowledge the passing of Yunupingu—Gumatj Senior man and prominent leader and activist for the rights of Yolŋu people.
At the start of 2023, Miwatj Health staff participated in the inaugural Charles Darwin University ‘First Nations Introduction to University’ course, presenting to students and helping them develop an understanding of health policies.
The National Tackling Indigenous Smoking Workers Workshop was held at the Darwin Convention Centre from 14 – 17 March 2023. Miwatj Health’s Yaka Ŋarali team attended the workshop to meet with fellow Australian TIS teams and were interviewed by First Nations TV afterwards.
Having a chronic disease is tough anywhere, let alone in a remote community. For Kidney Health Week (7 – 13 March 2023), the Miwatj Health Regional Renal Program Team have been working hard to spread awareness about how they support the needs and choices of Yolŋu living with Chronic Kidney Disease.
The Commonwealth Psychosocial Support Program is a short-term service to build psychosocial functional capacity to address individual needs and complement clinical mental health, broader physical health, and social support…so what does this look like at Miwatj Health?
Yo bukmak Yolŋu ga Balanda, It is with great sadness that the Miwatj Health Board informs the loss of Bulunu Ward Director and former Chairperson, Mr D Marika on Monday 7th February 2022.
The Board of Miwatj Health Aboriginal Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of its new CEO, Steve Rossingh. Steve is a Kamilaroi man from northern New South Wales who has been working in the Northern Territory (NT) for some 25 years.
Communities in East Arnhem Land continue to experience the impact of food insecurity. Miwatj Health is calling on the Australian and Northern Territory Governments to make a real commitment to address food insecurity in remote Indigenous communities.
1 July 2019 is a landmark day for the NT, Miwatj Health and Yolŋu.
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