Symposium marks 40 years since the WHO’s Alma-Ata Declaration on Primary Health Care

by Stefan Wythes, ACN Policy Officer   On 12 September, ACN Policy staff attended a symposium hosted by the Australian National University (ANU) and organised by the Southgate Institute for Health, Society & Equity based at Flinders University in South Australia. The symposium gave participants the chance to hear from international and Australian experts on…

Educating nurses on Endometriosis

ACN will be launching a postgraduate unit to educate nurses on endometriosis, thanks to an Australian Government grant and community collaborations with Endo Help. Endometriosis is a common, debilitating and aggressive benign condition which affects more than 10% of Australian women. It has historically been under-recognised and underdiagnosed in this country, but recently more attention…