Tuesday, 8 November 2011

More free DVDs from the Rural Health Education Foundation

RHEF has released another batch of free DVDS for rural health professionals. The latest releases are :

1111 - A clear view : improving indigenous eye health (Available now)
Indigenous children are born with better eyesight than their non-indigenous counterparts, but by the time they reach adulthood they are six times more likely to be blind and three times more likely to have low vision. This program discusses different eye health diseases as well as the continuum of eye care that includes prevention, early detection, treatment and rehabilitation.

1118 Breathe Strong: Tackling Smoking in Indigenous Communities (Available New Year)
Shows what different communities are doing to quit smoking and “break the chain”.

Featured programs include:
• The Smokers Program, Maari Ma Primary Health Care, Broken Hill, NSW: Justin and his team help community members in the Broken Hill region to quit smoking.
• Broome Regional Aboriginal Medical Service, WA
• Clean Air Gippsland Campaign, Victoria

1119 The A to Z of Hepatitis
(Available New Year)

Currently there are over 300,000 people in Australia living with chronic hepatitis B or C. One in twelve Indigenous Australians have either hepatitis B or C. This program covers:
• current knowledge and research on hepatitis
• the range of hepatitis variants with a specific focus on hepatitis B and C
• preventative strategies and patient education
• symptoms and diagnosis
• effective treatment and management options
Two filmed case studies will be shown and discussed by the panel.

To order any of these DVDs return the order form

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