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Say thank you to organ donors and families

Chris Blackham-Davison has a simple message to the donor family that saw him receive a new kidney: Thank You.

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Help turn Type 1 diabetes into Type None at Darwin JDRF One Walk

The Darwin Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) One Walk being held on Sunday 17 November is a fundraising walk to help support vital research to find a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

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Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability

The Disability Royal Commission will hold community forums across Australia.

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Apply now NT Disability Advisory Committee

Applications are now being sought for the new Northern Territory Disability Advisory Committee (DAC).

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Measles Alert

Territorians are being warned to be alert for measles and get immunised if required, following confirmation of a case of this highly contagious disease in Darwin.

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BreastScreenNT celebrate 25 year anniversary

BreastScreenNT is a joint Commonwealth and Northern Territory Government funded population-screening program.

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Start of the salt marsh mosquito season

The Top End Health Service is urging people to protect themselves from salt marsh mosquitoes, as numbers are expected to increase in NT coastal areas due to the high tides last week. Elevated numbers are expected from 8 October, lasting 7 to 10 days.

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Top End Health Service committed to patient safety

With the inaugural World Patient Safety Day on Tuesday 17 September 2019, Top End Health Service is deeply committed to patient safety.

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Travelling these school holidays? Make sure your vaccinations are up to date

Territorians are being reminded to ensure they are fully immunised against measles before travelling over the school holiday period, as cases are currently present in Australia and much of the rest of the world.

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Smoky conditions – health alert

The bushfires currently burning in the Greater Darwin region and Top End have led to smoky conditions that may be a risk to people with respiratory ailments.