This week is World Immunisation Week and the theme is ‘Protected Together: Vaccines Work!’
Territorians are being reminded to take extra precautions over the school holiday period, with measles still circulating and the mosquito-borne Kunjin virus being detected in the Top End.
High school students from across Darwin and Palmerston are expected at today’s interactive ‘Health Careers to Try’ Day at Royal Darwin Hospital to experience what it is like to work in the health sector.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) and the Central Australia Health Service, in collaboration with other community organisations, is drawing attention to the prevalence of sexual violence in our community.
The finalists in the 16th annual Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards have been announced in Alice Springs.
The Central Australia Health Service is inviting members of the community to start conversations with loved ones about what living well means to them and to reflect on who they would want to speak for them if they were too sick to speak for themselves.
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month and this year’s theme is ‘I ask’.
The Department of Health advises Top End residents and visitors to take precautions to protect themselves against mosquitoes, with widespread Kunjin virus activity detected in the Darwin region.
UPDATE as of 10 April 2019, 30 cases of measles have been reported in the Greater Darwin area.UPDATE as of Friday 5 April 2019, Measles cases in the Greater Darwin area have reached 28 since the outbreak began in mid-February.-
The Department of Health is asking residents in the Gulf Country and people assisting in the clean-up to be aware of the risks of melioidosis.